- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Greenhouse maintenance worker. Install or replace machinery, equipment, and new or replacement parts and instruments in greenhouse operation using hand or power tools such as drills, hammers, and screws. No welding. May load, unload greenhouse materials, machinery or tools. Greenhouse renovation. Prolonged walking, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. All testing will occur post-hire and is not a part of the interview process. Negative result may be required post-hire and before commencing work. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Must not hinder another workers productivity. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination. Though not a hiring requirement, if a worker drives a company vehicle during the period of employment then at the time of operating the company vehicle the driver must possess a valid drivers license issued by a U.S. state or foreign equivalent and operate the company vehicle in accordance with the license restrictions and vehicle classifications applicable to that license. Requires three months verifiable greenhouse maintenance or comparable work experience. Maintenance workers must familiarize themselves with and follow all OSHA regulations and posted safety rules to maintain a safe working environment. Must commit to work the entire anticipated period of employment.
Worker may drive pickup or van over the road. Worker may pick up workers from different housing sites or pick up points and take them to assigned work site, and at the end of the work day take them back to the housing site or pick up point. Driving is not a different job and the driver performs greenhouse maintenance duties when not driving. May make trips to grocery stores, laundromat, airport, governmental agencies, medical and dental offices. Employer assures that driver will be paid the offered wage rate for actual driving time, trips to the gas station, and time spent maintaining the vehicle.
All workers are required to follow common sanitary practices at all times. Workers are required to cleanse their hands by washing thoroughly with soap and water before commencing work and after each break. Smoking and the use of tobacco products prohibited during working time.
Workers may be required to perform work that is incidental to farming the crops listed in the application. All other duties, if any assigned, will be those duties of Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse DOT code 405.687-014 (SOC (ONET/OES) code 45-2092.00). This is a very demanding and competitive business in which quality specifications must be rigorously adhered to. Sloppy work cannot and will not be tolerated.
The worker understands that if he abandons his employment or is terminated for cause prior to the end of the anticipated period of employment, the worker will forfeit the guarantee and reimbursement of certain transportation costs. Excessive absences and/or tardiness cannot be tolerated and may result in termination.
Daily individual work assignments, crew assignments, and location of work will be made by and at the sole discretion of the employer and/or workers supervisor. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and/or different tasks on different days. Workers will be expected to perform any of the listed duties and work on any crop as assigned by the employer and/or workers supervisor.
- Job Classification:
- 49-9098.00 - Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers