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Nursery Worker/laborer

MB Nursery & Landscaping Supply, LLC

Kent, WA

$17.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12533957370
Email address to Apply:
lily@shamrockln.com
Web address to Apply:
WorkSourcewa.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
18
Job Duties:
This job is for Specialized Field Worker/Container/Field Production Worker and requires 3 months experience with Nursery jobs. Harvest of field and Container Grown Nursery Stock 1. Harvest field grown plants through manual labor and mechanical harvesting techniques, transplant and pot into containers. 2. Apply identification tags to field and container grown plants. 3. Haul and spread potting soil and fertilizer or other materials using carts, scoops or shovels. 4. Move containerized shrubs, conifers and trees. 5. Weeding, cleaning and pruning field and container grown plants. 6. Use hand tools such as shears, pruners, blowers, trimmers, rakes and shovels. 7. Maintain tools of all kinds in the manner in which we train you to do. 8. May be trained to operate tractors, RTVs, forklifts and other field digging and potting equipment. Planting of Field and Container Grown Nursery Stock 1. Plant in prepared ground or containers: bareroot, plugs, or containerized starter plants. Mechanical planter or manual labor techniques may be used. 2. Apply identification tags to field and container grown plants. 3. Haul and spread potting soil and fertilizer using shovels or carts. 4. Utilize hand tools such as pruners, shears, blowers, trimmers or shovels. 5. May assist with field irrigation activities to water field and container plants 6. May be trained to operate tractors, RTVs, forklifts, or other field or container planting equipment. 7. Work to keep all work and production areas clean of debris and dead plants. Culture of Field and container Grown Nursery Stock Plants 1. Plant in field or containers in a manner to result in the highest quality plant. 2. Haul and spread mulch, fertilizer and debris using carts, shovels, rakes or other tools. 3. Tools such as pruners, shears, blowers, trimmers, rakes, shovels and any other tools to produce plants, may be used. 4. Prune or shear plants to direct growth and proper development. 5. Stake and tie plants to direct growth and proper development 6. Apply trunk protection where needed. 7. Remove sucker shoots from trees. 8. Weed or cultivate between trees. 9. May be trained to operate support equipment. 10. Work to keep all work and production areas clean of debris and dead plants. Shipping: Order Pulling and Loading of Container Grown Nursery Stock 1. Work as a team to pull and tag plants for shipping to customers. 2. Work as a team to load and stack container plant material into semi-trucks. 3. Utilize equipment related to truck loading such as tractors, RTVs or forklifts. Support to Nursery Teams 1. Work to support the entire team by cleaning work areas, lunch areas and general support to production employees. 2. Work to support the nursery with special projects such as digging trenches, spreading gravel, sewing bed fabric together, and irrigation improvements.
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, wheelbarrows, fruit containers, etc. 4i) May require worker to sit and/or walk for extensive periods of time while sorting, picking, examining, weeding, transporting, pruning, etc. 4j) Workers will be required to stoop and/or bend over while performing farm labor such as weeding, irrigating, pruning, picking, removing debris, etc. 4k) There will be repetitive movements while performing most of the farm labor duties, for example picking, sorting, pruning, shoveling, weeding, etc.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
MB Nursery & Landscaping Supply, LLC
Location:
Kent, WA 98032
Telephone Number:
+12533957370

Worksite

Address:
26205 65th Ave S, Kent, WA 98032

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22223-409956
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
SEE ADDENDUM
Date Posted:
8/23/2022

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