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Nursery Greenhouse Workers

Lakeland Yard & Garden Center Inc.

Flowood, MS

$11.88 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16019397304
Email address to Apply:
stevezischke@hotmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
9
Job Duties:
Performs job duties related to bedding plants, shrubs, small trees. Bedding plants prepare soil/growth media, fill pots; propagate, pot/re-pot, and transplant; prepare cold frames, hotbeds; work on potting line (transplant seedlings/move to growing area), prepare baskets/decorative plant arrangements. Plant care water, weed, prune, mulch, fertilize. Field work (outside) cultivate, condition soil (haul/spread topsoil/additives, mulch, rake,), transfer plants, irrigate, spray, weed, etc. Shrubs and small trees prune, transplant, tie up tree tops, wrap bare root trees with burlap Market preparation tie, bunch, wrap, price, tag select/pack products to fill orders, move/stack stock to storage areas Miscellaneous duties dig ditches, clean/repair fence/fence rows Worksite maintenance clean/repair pots, tools/equipment, clean/repair nursery/greenhouse/work areas, mow grass, grounds keeping, put on/remove plastic from cold frame houses Load/unload trucks 50 lb. bags, pinestraw bales, equipment, products, 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, operate forklift. Able to operate equipmentweed eaters, mowers, hedge trimmers, posthole diggers, power tools. Use hand toolsshovels, hoes, pruning shears. Able to perform physically demanding job duties. Must be available for entire contract period and able to perform all job duties. Hours of work may vary due to weather conditions and job duties. Applicants meeting all qualifications required must possess documents to complete INS Form I-9 and be available at 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." Employer pays for and drug test is conducted when job offer accepted, prior to beginning work.
Number of Hours Per Week:
50
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Lakeland Yard & Garden Center Inc.
Location:
Flowood, MS 39232
Telephone Number:
+16019397304

Worksite

Address:
4210 Lakeland Drive, Flowood, MS 39232

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21323-715438
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/24/2021

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