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Greenhouse Worker

Bonnie Plants, LLC

Union Springs, AL

$11.81 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13343122035
Email address to Apply:
bo.hancock@bonnieplants.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
52
Job Duties:
Cultivate and transplant vegetable, flower and herb seedlings and cuttings within a seedling line. Load and unload racks. Prepare soil and growth media. Plant, spray, weed, and water plants, using hand tools and gardening tools. Cut and transplant seedlings and cuttings. Feel plants leaves and note coloring to detect presence of insects or disease. Inspect plants and bud ties to assess quality. Move, load and unload greenhouse grown plants. Apply pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers. Push and pull carts. Work within an assembly line. Work is very fast paced during the busy season. Tag trays. Work on seedling line. Haul and spread fill-sand to maintain greenhouse floors, using wheelbarrows or carts and shovels. Operate tractors and machinery to fertilize, cultivate or spray. May maintain and repair nursery buildings. Sit down seed flats and get up seed flats for delivery. Fold and staple corrugated forms to make boxes used for packing horticultural products. Clean work areas, sanitize, and maintain grounds, greenhouses, warehouse, and landscaping. Perform nursery sanitation duties including picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms and sweeping floors. Warehouse duties include: Process, package, and ship orders accurately; Organize stocks and maintain inventory; Inspect products for defects and damages; Examine ingoing and outgoing shipments; Organize warehouse space; Receive, unload and place incoming inventory items appropriately E-commerce duties include:Offloading delivery trucks transporting product into the warehouse; Arranging incoming deliveries in designated storage areas; Performing warehouse duties using pallet jacks, and forklifts; Reading and deciphering work orders Locating and extracting plants from shelves and greenhouse areas; Confirming merchandise information matches that of the work order; Inspecting the merchandise for damage, flaws, and irregularities; Ensure that products are uniform, that each unit contains the variety, and amount indicated by the products packaging and labeling. Packing the merchandise for delivery; Transporting the packed items to the staging areas for shipment; Finalizing the work order and updating the database.; Adhering to state health and safety practices.; Complying with all company policies ;Regular attendance and punctuality Workers who have a valid driver's license and doctor's certificate may drive vehicles to transport workers and may be offered additional hours. Drug and alcohol testing may be conducted post-hire at the employer's expense and is not part of the interview process. Workers may be subject to mandatory drug testing if they have been involved in a reportable accident or upon reasonable suspicion that drug use may be impacting job performance. Any drug test will be conducted at the employer's expense. All drug testing will be conducted post-hire. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a workers ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a workers Sabbath or federal holidays. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time.
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:
Three months of agricultural work experience required. Walk, sit, stand on concrete or other surfaces, push and pull, stoop and crouch for long periods of time. Use of repetitive hand and finger movements. Work outside in inclement weather including hot, cold, wet, and/or humid conditions for extensive periods of time. Lift, carry, and load up to 50 lbs. Must be 18 years of age or older. Employer is a drug-free workplace. Drug and alcohol testing is conducted post-hire at the employer's expense and is not part of the interview process. Workers may be subject to mandatory drug testing if they have been involved in a reportable accident or upon reasonable suspicion that drug use may be impacting job performance. Any drug test will be conducted at the employer's expense. All drug testing will be conducted post-hire. Workers who have a valid driver's license and doctor's certificate may drive transportation vehicles to transport workers and may be offered additional hours
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Bonnie Plants, LLC
Location:
Union Springs, AL 36089
Telephone Number:
+13347380067

Worksite

Address:
1727 Highway 223, Union Springs, AL 36089

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21322-714115
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/23/2021

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