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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Greenhouse Laborer

The Flintwood Group. Inc.

Fayetteville, GA

$11.99 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14342608833
Email address to Apply:
referrals@maslabor.com
Web address to Apply:
www.dol.ga.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Perform manual and mechanized tasks associated with the production of greenhouse plants and other horticultural products. Plant, cultivate, and maintain nursery stock, trees, shrubs, bedding plants, plugs, liners, hanging baskets, and other horticultural varieties. Propagate plants from cuttings. Plant/pot seedlings, fill and label trays, move product to/from greenhouses and/or loading/unloading areas. Crimp wire baskets. Attach hangers to baskets and hang throughout holding houses. Move containerized plants using rolling/electric carts. Load/unload trucks and product from conveyor belt. Install/remove plastic coverings. Clean/maintain work area. Prune, trim, and perform other general plant maintenance. Water or irrigate plants and apply fertilizer or other chemicals treatments at the correct times depending on plant type, growth, climate, and crop conditions. Maintain irrigation systems. Tie/position plants by tying or wrapping as necessary. Wrap plants with burlap and other coverings as necessary. Count, inventory, and grade plants and trees. Pack, label, tag, pull, sort, and store plants by variety. Install/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Workers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer's products, and property. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination. Mow, cut, and weed fields with tools including, but not limited to, lawn mowers and weed eaters. 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. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences. As a minor task, workers may assist in herding, feeding, watering and general duties associated with livestock maintained on the greenhouse/farm grounds. Must wear assigned personal protective equipment when required. Must report for work daily wearing work clothing and boots or other durable footwear. Workers wearing clothing inappropriate for work will not be permitted to start work. Outdoor work required when plants are wet, or during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity, and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours may vary. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Work is done outdoors for long periods of time and requires prolonged periods of standing and/or walking, repetitive movements, and frequent bending and/or stooping. Workers must be able to handle, lift, and carry heavy or bulky objects (product, containers) in accordance with the specified lifting requirements. Employer requires all newly hired employees to take and pass an employer-paid drug test before starting work. Drug test not required for prospective applicants prior to hiring decision. All testing is conducted uniformly after an initial job offer has been extended and accepted by the new hire. Workers testing positive will be immediately terminated and paid for all hours worked between the first date of employment and the date of termination, if any. In the case of a non-local or foreign worker who is terminated for failure to pass a drug test, the employer will arrange least-cost transportation to the worker's place of recruitment, at the worker's expense. The employer will also test at random, upon reasonable suspicion of use, and after a worker has an accident at work. Supervisor(s) will provide instructions and directions to workers. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions and communicate effectively to supervisors.
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:
No
Special Requirements:
This job requires work in a greenhouse and nursery. Workers are to perform agricultural field work. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Must be 18 and up. Job requires repetitive tasks such as walking, standing, lifting, bending, digging, shoveling. Work is performed outdoors in hot, cold, and wet weather. Post-hire, pre-duty drug testing is required at the employers expense.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
The Flintwood Group. Inc.
Location:
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Telephone Number:
+17704801583

Worksite

Address:
516 McDonough Rd, Fayetteville, GA 30214

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22336-618053
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/15/2022

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