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Greenhouse Worker

Bonnie Plants, LLC

Union Springs, AL

$11.99 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13344739477
Email address to Apply:
Becky.Stuart@bonnieplants.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
10
Job Duties:
Greenhouse, Warehouse, and Ecommerce Workers: Cultivate and transplant vegetable, flower and herb seedlings and cuttings within an assembly line. Prepare soil and growth media. Plant, spray, weed, and water plants, using hand tools and gardening tools. Monitor plants leaves and coloring to detect presence of insects or disease. Inspect plants and bud ties to assess quality at all stages of production. Move, load and unload greenhouse grown plants. Apply pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers. Work is very fast paced during the busy season. Haul and spread fill-sand to maintain greenhouse floors using wheelbarrows or carts and shovels. Operate tractors and machinery to fertilize, cultivate or spray. Operate numerous hand-held and motorized equipment in the performance of duties for growing and moving plants and materials from warehouse, greenhouses, and docks, as well as those needed for maintenance and repairs. May maintain and repair nursery buildings. Sit down and get up seed flats for delivery. Clean work areas, sanitize, and maintain grounds, greenhouses, warehouse. Perform nursey sanitation duties including picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms and sweeping floors. Process, package, and ship orders accurately; Organize, stock, and maintain inventory; Inspect products for defects and damages; Examine ingoing and outgoing shipments; Organize warehouse space; Receive, unload and place incoming inventory items appropriately. Fold and staple corrugated forms to make boxes used for packing horticultural products. Offloading delivery trucks and transporting product into the warehouse; Arranging incoming deliveries in designated storage areas; Operating pallet jacks and forklifts; reading and deciphering work orders. Locating and extracting plants from shelves and greenhouse areas; Confirming merchandise information matches that of the work order; Inspecting the merchandise for damage, flaws, and irregularities; Ensure that products are uniform, and that each unit contains the variety and amount indicated by the products packaging and labeling. Packing the merchandise for delivery; Transporting the packed items to the staging areas for shipment; Finalizing the work order and updating the database. Adhering to health and safety practices. Complying with all company policies regarding attendance and punctuality. Workers who have a valid driver's license and doctor's certificate may driver vehicles to transport workers and may be offered additional hours. Drug and alcohol testing may be conducted post-hire at the employer's expense and is not part of the interview process. Drug and alcohol testing will be mandatory when there is reasonable suspicion of impairment and/or a reportable work accident. Testing will be conducted at the employer's expense. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honeybees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a workers Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time.
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:
Three months of agricultural work experience required. Walk, sit, stand on concrete or other surfaces, push and pull, stoop and crouch for long periods of time. Use of repetitive hand and finger movements. Work outside in inclement weather including hot, cold, wet, and/or humid conditions for extended periods of time. Lift, carry, and load up to 50 lbs. Must be 18 years of age or older. Employer is a drug-free workplace. Workers may be subject to drug testing if they have been involved a reportable accident or upon reasonable suspicion that drug use may be impacting job performance. Any drug testing will be conducted post-hire at the employer's expense and is not part of the interview/hiring process.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Bonnie Plants, LLC
Location:
Union Springs, AL 36089
Telephone Number:
+13344739477

Worksite

Address:
508 County Road 31, Union Springs, AL 36089

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22273-502987
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
10/4/2022

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