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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Nursery Worker

Legacy Labor Inc

Portage, MI

$15.37 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12318784618
Web address to Apply:
https://seasonaljobs.dol.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
10
Job Duties:
Workers will perform tasks for various employers as listed on their contract. Crops: Annuals, perennials, vegetable plants, Fruits, baskets, potted plants, and seedlings, herbs, succulents. Greenhouse/Nursery: Workers may perform any combination of the following duties concerned with preparing soil and growth media, cultivation, and otherwise participating in horticultural activities: haul, spread, dig, rake, and mix media to prepare the growing areas for production; cover and fill cold frames and greenhouses in preparation for planting; haul, plant, spray, weed, water, prune, trim, shape and space products; fertilize with granular or liquid fertilizer; tie, bunch, wrap, and pack trees and shrubs to fill orders and load onto trucks for marketing; work on potting line, in a greenhouse, or in an outdoor production area transplanting seedlings and liners into containers and place in growing area. Propagation and Liners: Workers will fill flats with potting soil in preparation for planting. Filled flats will be stacked and transported to planting areas. Workers will then stick cuttings or plant plugs or seedlings into flats as instructed by supervisor. Planted flats will be tagged and provided all necessary horticultural needs. Potted Plants/Hanging Baskets: Workers will fill pots/baskets with potting soil in preparation for planting. One or more transplants will be planted in each container as specified by supervisor. Completed containers will be watered and placed in growing area for finishing. Workers may be required to install hangers and tags on pots or baskets. Workers may be required to place watering tubes into containers to facilitate the irrigation process. Additional work duties include: Transplanting seeding and cutting, filling (containers, trays and flats), stack skids, labeling (flats, pots, containers), moving trays and containers and baskets, pulling orders (flats, containers, baskets), set flats down/pick flats up, load flats onto carts, load semi-trailers with carts, set up/take down bench sections, keeping workplace clean (sweeping etc.), Weeding greenhouse area and product, sticking cuttings, spacing products (flats, trays, containers and baskets), Watering plants, Assembling (trays, containers, baskets), drip line replacement/repair, Ground cover replacement/repair, shovel snow, digging a hole/excavation, forklift operation, maintenance, operating bedding machinery, dump seed flats, stack flats on skids, dump flats, and transfer flats from cart to cart.
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:
All applicants must have at least 3 months experience working in a commercial greenhouse. Applicants must furnish affirmative job references from recent employers operating comparable operations establishing acceptable previous experience. Must be physically able to meet and perform all job specifications stated in job order. Must be able to work in the hot humid weather for extended periods of time. Workers are subject to random drug testing at no cost to the employee. All drug testing will occur after the worker begins his or her employment and is not a part of the interview process. Failing or refusing a drug test will result in immediate termination.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Legacy Labor Inc
Location:
Cadillac, MI 49601
Telephone Number:
+12318784618

Worksite

Address:
610 Schuring Rd, Portage MI 49024. County: Kalamazoo, Portage , MI 49024

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22320-591287
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/23/2022

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