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Nursery Greenhouse Workers

KCH Farms

Lucedale, MS

$11.88 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12289904740
Email address to Apply:
kchfarms@outlook.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
3
Job Duties:
Performs job duties related to bedding plants, ferns, fruit trees, vegetables, herbs etc. Bedding plants: prepare soil/growth media, fill pots, pot/re-pot, and transplant; prepare cold frames, hot beds; work on potting line (transplant seedlings/move to growing area), prepare baskets. 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. 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, nursery/greenhouse/work areas, mow grass, grounds’ keeping, put on/remove plastic from cold frame houses. Load/unload trucks--50 lb. bags, equipment, products, etc. Load/unload trucks. Clean work areas and maintain grounds—pick 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:
No
Special Requirements:
Able to drive tractor. Able to operate equipmentweed eaters, mowers. Use hand toolsshovels, hoes. Work 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 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."
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
KCH Farms
Location:
Lucedale, MS 39452
Telephone Number:
+12289904740

Worksite

Address:
122 Forest Haven Loop, Lucedale, MS 39452

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21327-721264
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/21/2021

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