The Department of Labor recently announced new minimum wage rates, called Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs), that employers must offer and pay, at the time work is performed, to nonimmigrant H-2A workers and workers in corresponding employment beginning on the effective date of the new wage rates. To see the new hourly AEWRs for non-range occupations (effective December 29, 2021) and the national monthly AEWR for herding or production of livestock work on the range (effective January 1, 2022), please visit:

Skip to main contentSkip to select language
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government


Seasonal Production Lead

Bailey Nurseries, Inc.

Newport, MN

$16.00 per hour


Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
Email address to Apply:
Web address to Apply:

Job Description

Full Time:
Number of Workers Requested:
Job Duties:
Assist production Forepersons in operations leading crews distributing and monitoring work required to produce and distribute plant material in a wholesale nursery operation. Lead proper planting, growing, maintaining, and harvesting of Bare Root plant material. Lead grading and distribution of bare root plant material. Assist Foreperson with propagation, growing and distribution of seedlings and young liner material. Lead potting and irrigation crews. Lead the maintenance and distribution of containerized plant material. Assure accurate and timely shipments of nursery products, working with Shipping Foreperson and Sales, Inventory and Central Dispatch organizing and distributing the necessary paperwork. Support Shipping Foreperson with direction of order pulling crews, loading crews, and tagging crews. Monitor safety practices. Fill in with general labor when needed. Assist with time keeping and work schedule maintenance. Maintain records to measure productivity and help ensure processes are maintained. Train new and existing employees to maintain maximum productivity and safety. Perform routine preventative maintenance to ensure that structures are operating efficiently.
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:
Months of Experience Required:
Special Requirements:
This position requires six months experience working in a wholesale nursery handling both manual and machine tasks associated with nursery production and harvest activities; OR documentation of six months of educational/vocational training in horticulture or agriculture. Must possess ability to understand verbal and/or written work instructions. Must possess the ability to recognize species and varieties of nursery stock and the ability to determine grades and quantities for selecting trees, shrubs, and perennials. Must be able to lift and carry 60 lbs. CONTINUED ON ADDENDUM C
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Bailey Nurseries, Inc.
Newport, MN 55055
Telephone Number:


1325 Bailey Road, Newport, MN 55055

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
Multiple Worksites:
Additional Wage Information:
Employer may pay higher wage to workers on account of seniority and level of skill. Returning workers and workers with more experience may be paid higher wage rates. CONTINUED ON ADDENDUM C
Date Posted: