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Nursery Workers/laborer

Walla Walla Nursery Company Inc.

Milton-Freewater, OR

$16.34 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15095229855
Email address to Apply:
lblackman@wwnc.net
Web address to Apply:
Wwnc.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
10
Job Duties:
There are general conditions of employment, general job specifications and individual requirements that are specific to each job duty: GENERAL CONDITIONS: Field work begins at assigned time shortly after daylight. Work may be performed during light rain and in high humidity and in freezing or high heat temperatures. The worker may be required to work when crops are wet with dew/rain and should have suitable clothing for variable weather conditions. Worker will lift or load up to 60lbs. The Worker may never ride on agricultural equipment not designed for work related riding purposes or any other non-passenger intended equipment unless instructed and authorized by the employer or supervisor to do so. All work related injuries must be immediately reported to the crew leader, foreman, or supervisor. Workers compensation claims may be presented to any medical provider, through your employer or state agency if applicable. Full Growing Season Commitment: The worker agrees to be available for work and perform the assigned work for the assigned employer through the full period of employment 02/01/2022 through 11/30/2022, in accordance with sections A.3 and A.4 of the ETA 790. Light Duty: Workers restricted to light duty work by their physician may be offered light duty jobs in accordance with State Law and/or agency guidance. The Employer attests that all workers will be properly trained in the Worker Protections Standard (WPS) by qualified WPS trainers who have completed an EPA-approved Train-the-Trainer course pursuant to the Oregon Department of Agriculture.
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:
*SEE ADDENDUM C 4e) Must be able to lift and/or load 60lbs. 4g) Work may take place when temperatures are below freezing and above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. 4h) May require extensive pulling and/or pushing of tools, wheel barrows, fruit containers, etc. 4i) May require worker to sit and/or walk for extensive periods of time transporting 4j) Workers will be required to stoop and/or bend over while performing nursery labor such as setting plants, maintenance, pulling shrub order etc. 4k) There will be repetitive movements while performing most of the farm labor duties, for example setting plants, maintenance, pulling shrub order
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Walla Walla Nursery Company Inc.
Location:
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Telephone Number:
+15095229855

Worksite

Address:
53480 Stateline Rd, Milton-Freewater, OR 97862

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21324-717797
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
0
Date Posted:
12/8/2021

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