IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING WAGES FOR TEMPORARY AGRICULTURAL JOBS

The Department of Labor recently announced new minimum wage rates, called Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs), that employers must offer and pay, at the time work is performed, to nonimmigrant H-2A workers and workers in corresponding employment beginning on the effective date of the new wage rates. To see the new hourly AEWRs for non-range occupations (effective January 1, 2023) and the national monthly AEWR for herding or production of livestock work on the range (effective January 1, 2023), please visit: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/foreign-labor/wages/adverse-effect-wage-rates

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Greenhouse General Labor

TOMASOVICS GREENHOUSES & NURSERY, INC.

DES PERES, MO

$16.19 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16623934241
Email address to Apply:
JOBS@H2ACOMPLETE.COM
Web address to Apply:
HTTPS://JOBS.MO.GOV

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
6
Job Duties:
Workers must follow directions from the supervisor in charge. Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following: applying fertilizers, transplanting, thinning or pruning plants/flowers and applying pesticides. Manually plant, cultivate and harvest horticultural specialties. May be required to do some incidental record keeping. May be required to do spot picking and/or clipping, include pulling weeds by hand. Use hand tools such as: shovels, trawls, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears and knives. Pick, wash, sort and grade assorted vegetable plants. Water plants and replace hoses in greenhouses. May move flower and/or vegetable containers from greenhouse to greenhouse. Place cut flowers in water and prepare for shipment. Pickup containers of flowers and/or vegetables and load them on shipping carts. Prepare or ready baskets of flowers for sale. May drive forklift to load and unload plants and produce on truck to fill orders. Sweep and clean out delivery trucks for next day’s deliveries. Clean and organize greenhouses and utility sheds after use. Help maintain, construct, destruct, repair and cover greenhouses, trellises, fences and farm buildings. OFLC Administrator publishes new AEWR rates yearly and we reserve the right to adjust our job order to the new published rate regardless of rate increases or decreases. Raises and bonuses may be offered to any seasonal worker, at the employer’s discretion, based on individual factors including but not limited to, performance, experience, number of hours worked in the season, number of seasons worked with the company, adherence to work rules and ability to follow supervisor’s instructions.
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 (3) months experience required in Greenhouse and manually planting, cultivating, pruning, cutting, and harvesting. Employer may conduct a Criminal Background Check on all employees at employers expense. All tools, supplies and equipment will be provided at no cost to the worker. There is a lifting requirement of 5-50 lbs. Workers may stand in one place for long periods of time and must be able to climb, stand, sit, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist), push, pull, reach, and lift while performing their required job duties. Workers should come prepared wearing appropriate clothing and footwear for the environmental and working conditions described. Cell phone can only be used during breaks, emergencies, and communicated with supervisor when needed.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
TOMASOVICS GREENHOUSES & NURSERY, INC.
Location:
DES PERES, MO 63131
Telephone Number:
+13148214963

Worksite

Address:
1251 MEIER LANE, DES PERES, MO 63131

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22322-595389
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Employer may offer payment through check or direct deposit cash card. When multiple options are given the employee can choose how to receive wages.
Date Posted:
11/28/2022

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