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Floating General Greenhouse Worker

Tagawa Greenhouse Enterprises, LLC

Brighton, CO

$15.58 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13033188000
Web address to Apply:
www.connectingcolorado.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
80
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: flowers, plants, vegetables, plugs, liners. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies.Install/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Install and remove levee gates. Clear debris from field and clean/maintain farm buildings, structures, equipment, and work areas. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences. Plant, cultivate and maintain nursery seedlings and plants, including perennials, bedding plants, plugs, liners, vegetable plants and hanging baskets in condition for shipping and sale to customers. Pot/plant seedlings, fill and label trays, move product to greenhouses, and organize product on docks for loading, pull and assemble orders in accordance with instruction. Attach hangers to baskets and hang through out seasonal holding houses. Move containerized plants using rolling carts, load/unload trucks and product from conveyor belt. Prepare plants for digging by tying or wrapping as necessary. Dig plants. Drum lacing and quarter lacing. Wrap burlap or other covering around root balls and secure with twine and/or staples. Crimp wire baskets. Must understand nursery quality control standards and have working knowledge of production procedures. Must harvest crops according to specific standards. Must select and harvest crops pursuant to customer needs. Products must be handled carefully to prevent damage. Work is done in the greenhouse/farmhouse for long periods of time. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 50 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures during working hours can range from 10 to over 100 degrees F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. Workers should be able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. Workers may assist with loading and unloading product, and setting up displays at delivery locations. Must report for work daily wearing work clothing and boots or other durable foot wear. Shorts, bathing suits or other casual clothing not permitted. Workers wearing clothing inappropriate for work will not be permitted to start work. See attached for full dress code/ badge policy. Supervisor(s) will provide instructions and directions to workers. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions and communicate effectively to supervisors. Unusual, complex or non-routine activities will be supervised. Workers expected to perform basic duties in a timely and proficient manner without close supervision. Workers must obey all safety rules and basic instructions and be able to recognize, understand and comply with safety, pesticide warning/re-entry and other essential postings. Workers must operate equipment, with or without direction, in a manner that protects operator, visitors, other workers, products, trees, crops and equipment. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in termination. Use, possession, transfer, offer, sale or manufacture of marijuana and/or controlled substances strictly prohibited. All work sites are alcohol and drug free work places.
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:
This job requires a minimum of 3 months of agricultural experience working in a greenhouse handling manual tasks associated with production of flowers, nursery stock and vegetables. Workers must be able to perform manual tasks with accuracy and efficiency. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 50lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing required upon reasonable suspicion of use.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Tagawa Greenhouse Enterprises, LLC
Location:
Brighton, CO 80603
Telephone Number:
+13036591260

Worksite

Address:
17999 Weld County Road 4, Brighton, CO 80603

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22277-509566
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
10/20/2022

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