Services for Agricultural Workers
Looking for a job working on a farm?
We produce an electronic jobs bulletin and update it periodically to help workers connect with jobs on farms in New York. Access the New York Farm Jobs Bulletin.
The job postings generally include the following information.
- County where the work will be performed
- Job title
- Job description
- Minimum experience requirement
- How to apply*
*Some employers want you contact the farm directly (by telephone, mail, fax, E-mail, or in person), and others require that workers be referred by the Department of Labor.
To learn about other job opportunities in agriculture, open the Job Order Tracker or visit the H-2A job orders page.
We have produced a booklet entitled Services and Protections for Farmworkers. It is available in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole.
Services and Protections for Farmworkers
Servicios y protecciones para trabajadores agrícolas
Sèvis ak Pwoteksyon Pou Travayè Agrikòl
Other Publications and fliers:
We have assembled a packet of information for farm workers in English and packet of information for farm workers in Spanish.
And we have assembled a separate packet of information for guest workers participating in the federal H-2A program. Each of these packets contains Department of Labor publications and publications from other organizations and government agencies.
Links to relevant web sites for workers and job seekers
New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health
Water. Rest. Shade. OSHA's campaign to reduce heat-related illness
Agua. Sombra. Descansos. La campana de OSHA para prevenir las enfermedades a causa del calor en trabajadores al aire libre
Resources for farmworkers from the Cornell Farmworker Program
Prevailing wage information (see U.S. Department of Labor links below)
New York State Government web sites
Farm Labor Contractor Registry
New York State Farmworker Minimum Wage Order Summary for December 31, 2016 through December 30, 2017
New York State Minimum Wage page
Workers' Compensation Insurance
Department of Agriculture and Markets
Office for New Americans
Federal government websites
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Officina para la Proteccion Financiera del Consumidor
National Farmworker Jobs Program
Federal minimum wage information
Prevailing wage information
Fair Labor Standards Act
U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service
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