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Nursery Worker

Foxborough Nursery, Inc.

Street, MD

$14.05 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14109960500
Web address to Apply:
mwejobs@maryland.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
36
Job Duties:
Nursery work will involve growing various nursery products in soilless media and in fields outdoors. Worker will be required to: remove insects from plants by hand; pull weeds from containers and fields by hand; plant, maintain and harvest finished stock; plant, move and maintain containers; cover and uncover greenhouses; acquire scion stock and prepare; propagate stock using asexual techniques such as side veneer grafting; evaluate products to assess quality and uniformity. Worker must be able to listen to, understand, and follow simple instructions, crouch, bend, and sit on ground, walk, stoop and carryout repetitive movements for extended periods, reach, lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds. Worker must be able to work outdoors in dusty and dirty conditions, in extremes of heat and cold, and in inclement weather. Worker should be in good health and physical condition. Three months prior experience is required. All work must be performed carefully in a timely and proficient manner according to instruction to avoid injury to the worker or damage to products and equipment. Employer will furnish housing at no cost to workers who are unable to return to their permanent residence at the end of each day. The employer will provide at no cost to the worker, any tools or necessary equipment to perform required tasks. Employer will comply with re-entry restrictions applicable to pesticides and other chemicals.
Job Classification:
45-2092.01 - Nursery Workers

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Alternate work will include fieldwork, general field labor, brush cutting and farm maintenance activities, including maintenance, repair or painting of barns and other structures, greenhouses and fences, and any other equipment and tools used on the farm.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Foxborough Nursery, Inc.
Location:
Street, MD 21154
Telephone Number:
+14108367023

Worksite

Address:
3611 Miller Rd., Street, MD 21154

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21322-713144
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/23/2021

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