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Nursery Worker

Barry's Ground Cover, LLC

Clymer, PA

$14.05 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17244225215
Email address to Apply:
mstifflerc@aol.com
Web address to Apply:
https://www.pacareerlink.pa.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
10
Job Duties:
Workers will be planting, digging, mulching, transplanting, mowing, watering in nurseries and seasonal greenhouses. Fertilize, prune, spray, space, water, tag and perform other plant maintenance. Workers will operate electric powered conveyor belts, flat/pot filling equipment, as well as dirt equipment. Count and inventory plants, plastic, and soil. Propagate plants from cuttings. Load plants onto carts and trucks. Remove plastic from seasonal greenhouses in spring and re-cover seasonal greenhouses with plastic in the fall. Assist with the maintenance of greenhouses. Pot and plant bare roots and field grown plants, perform general maintenance on field grown plants. Fill, lift and carry various size pots with soil and plants weighing as much as 60 pounds. Work is to be done in the field for long periods of time. Workers will load carts and trucks with products weighing up to and including 60 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet. Hang baskets overhead on drip lines and lower baskets to fill orders. Workers should be able to work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, and insect spray related chemicals, etc. may affect workers' ability to perform the job. Workers are exposed to wet weather early in the morning through the heat of the day, working in the fields. Work will also include heavy mechanized field work using power equipment. By way of example and not limited to; power equipment may include power shears, chain saws, high lift, fork lift, Pack Mules, and tractors. Workers will be expected to operate and maintain agricultural equipment with or without discretion.
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:
Work will also include heavy mechanized field work using power equipment. By way of example and not limitation power equipment may include power shears, chainsaws, high lift, fork lift, Pack Mules, and tractors. Workers will be expected to operate and maintain agricultural equipment with or without direction.
Number of Hours Per Week:
47
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Barry's Ground Cover, LLC
Location:
Clymer, PA 15728
Telephone Number:
+17244225215

Worksite

Address:
256 Stiffler Lane, Clymer, PA 15728-8702

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21326-718854
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/2/2021

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