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Vine Valley Farms Inc. - Minnesota Grown

Vine Valley Farms Inc.

Stewart, MN

H2A Available Job

Number of Workers Requested:  9
Begin date: 6/10/2024
End date: 12/20/2024
Crops/Commodities: Livestock and crops including but not limited to zucchini, cucumbers, cabbage, green beans, winter squash, onions, peppers, sweet corn, beets, grains. Plant, cultivate and harvest vegetables. Use hand tools including, but not limited to: shovels, hoes and knives. Till soil. Weed and thin plants. Pick, cut, lift, or pull crops. Tie vegetables in bunches. In addition, workers must be able and willing to pick cucumbers and harvest cabbage with a knife. Grade, size and sort product. Take care to prevent damaging produce and plants. Feed and water livestock. Herd livestock to pasture for grazing. Herd animals into corral and/or stall. Maintain/repair fences used to contain herd animals. Must be able to find and maintain bearings to grazing areas. Examine animals for diseases and injuries. Assist with livestock vaccination. Apply routine medications. Tend to cuts and bruises. Assist with livestock castration. Clip, brand, or tag animals. Perform general herd care. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Perform hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Reapir fences. Use power equipment including but not limited to: tractors, planters, mowers, plows, utility vehicles, cultivators, fork lifts, pallet jacks, skid loaders. Must operate agricultural equipment safely, with or without direction. Workers with a clean driving record (no major moving violations such as but not limited to Driving While Intoxicated or Reckless Driving) and obtain an insurable driver’s license may drive company vehicles. Workers with appropriate licenses and a valid doctor’s certificate may transport other workers to-and-from farm provided housing directly to worksites each day and transporting workers around the farm during the workday and possibly carrying equipment/supplies and this may involve the worker(s) operating the vehicles across public roads in order to reach the other farm properties to perform their work. Workers are driving multi-purpose vehicles that have a capacity of less than 13 tons, require a standard driver’s license to operate, may be used on or off farm by the workers (e.g., drive to the grocery store, bank, etc. at their discretion). Workers are not required or expected to arrange for the routine pick-up of another worker or groups of workers on a regular schedule at other housing locations or centralized pick-up points. Grade and pack vegetable crops by hand or with mechanized packing equipment, including but not limited to bagging machines, bin feeding machines, box machines, labeling machines, regular and high stacking forklifts. Sort graded vegetable crops in appropriate containers according to packing instructions. Deliver pallets of finished product to cold storage. Load/unload product. Prepare orders for shipping. Keep material and product records accurately. Cleaning and sanitation of tools, equipment and working area required. Work is done in the field for long periods of time. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 50 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, moderate winds, direct sun, muddy conditions, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 35 to over 95 degrees F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, h

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  Yes
Months of Experience Required:  3
Special Requirements:  This job requires a minimum of 3 months of experience working in agricultural employment handling both manual and mechanized tasks. Workers must be able to perform manual and mechanized tasks with accuracy and efficiency. Applicants must be able to furnish verbal or written statement establishing relevant prior work experience. Saturday work required. Sunday work may be offered but is not required. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing required. Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs.
Number of Hours Per Week:  38
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  6:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Vine Valley Farms Inc.
Location:  Stewart, MN 55385
Telephone Number:  +13205622237

Worksite Address:

Main Office: 84260 Co. Rd. 20, Stewart, MN 55385

oney bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job.

Tagged as: H2A Available Jobs

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