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Nursery Workers

Arlene Resource Management LLC

Holland, MI

$15.37 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12314686046
Email address to Apply:
beth@areleneresourcemanagement.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
The nursery worker position includes duties associated with nursery crops. It includes adherence to instruction given in regard to proper procedures and techniques. This work requires adherence to important food safety and quality standard operating procedures and the ability to work quickly and consistently alongside fellow workers with a positive, professional, team-based attitude and a consideration for the safety and health of fellow workers and the consumers who will purchase and consume the fresh produce grown, harvested, packed and shipped from the farm. Workers will be required to follow all food safety guidelines. Crops Contained in Request: Annuals, Perennials, Hosta Workers may perform the following job duties on any of the commodities listed above and various points during the duration of the contract. Manual tasks related to the growing of nursery stock will include some combination of the following: preparing fields by clearing cull stock, brush, and debris; planting seedlings by hand, digging, loading, unloading, or transplanting bare-root nursery stock, straightening, tying, pruning, and shearing tree and shrubs, cutting, pulling or removing and mowing of weeds and grass. Workers will be involved in planting, tagging, labeling, applying container components such as hangers and handles, placing pots in trays to be filled. Workers will be setting down planted material, weeding all crops, building racks and pallets, and cleaning production area. Perennials and Hosta Farm Equipment Operation During Field Operations: Workers may be required to operate tractors and other farm equipment during field operations as an incidental activity in the production of crops. Properly licensed workers may be required to transport fellow employees. Before any worker is required to operate any farm equipment, the worker will be instructed in the proper and safe operation of tractor. Workers will be required to operate tractors according to instructions and in a manner that protects the operator, other workers, trees, crops and equipment. Repeated failure to obey operating and safety instructions may result in termination. Work duties include: planting, cultivating, harvesting and transplanting crops. Other duties include the spraying, weeding, fertilizing, watering plants and processing plant material. Workers will use their hands and gardening tools to perform tasks. When the work noted above is not being performed, workers may clean break-rooms, lunch area, bathrooms, office space, property maintenance with weeding, mowing and trimming.
Job Classification:
45-2092.02 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

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:
Employer may conduct drug testing and criminal backgrounds checks post-employment and at the employer's expense.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Arlene Resource Management LLC
Location:
Manton, MI 49663
Telephone Number:
+12314686046

Worksite

Address:
4645 62nd Street, Holland, MI 49423

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22091-029897
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/12/2022

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