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Nursery Greenhouse Workers

Welford's County Line Nursery of Mississippi Inc.

Lucedale, MS

$11.88 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16019472127
Email address to Apply:
countylinenurser@bellsouth.net
Web address to Apply:
https://wings.mdes.ms.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
6
Job Duties:
Transplant or pot trees, landscape shrubs, perennials, woody ornamentals, roses and ornamental grasses using hand garden tools and equipment. Prepare plant containers (fill with dirt), planting areas, (remove weeds etc.), greenhouses and fields. Move 1 gal. 15 gal. containers of shrubs, plants and trees to growing area and space (place specified distance apart) as directed. Spray, weed, fertilize, water, prune, shape, count and check plants, shrubs and trees. Load and unload mulch, soil, fertilizer and other materials to condition soil using carts, shovels, wheelbarrows, forklifts and tractors. Regulate, maintain and repair irrigation systems. Examine plants for insects or disease. Market preparation: tie, bunch, wrap, price, tag; select/pack products to fill orders, move/stack stock to storage areas. Assist and load plant orders and landscape materials for customers. Load/unload trucks. Clean work areas and maintain groundspick up trash, clean and store equipment etc.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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:
Able to drive tractor, forklift. Able to operate weed eaters, mowers, hedge trimmers, posthole diggers, power tools. Use shovels, hoes, pruning shears. Work inside and outside in various weather conditions (100-degree temp., light rain). Able to perform physically demanding job duties (standing/stooping, bending for long periods), Must be available for the entire contract period and able to perform all job duties. Applicants meeting all qualifications required must possess documents to complete INS Form I-9 and be available at the time and place necessary to begin employment. "In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire." Random drug test post hiring, for cause testing, post-accident testing. Drug testing will be conducted at employer's expense.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Welford's County Line Nursery of Mississippi Inc.
Location:
Lucedale, MS 39452
Telephone Number:
+16019472127

Worksite

Address:
5165 Old Highway 63 N, Lucedale, MS 39452

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21323-715435
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/29/2021

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