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Nursery Worker

The Mustard Seed

Chaska, MN

$17.34 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
Number of Workers Requested:
Job Duties:
Perform general nursery work activities, including a combination of the following duties: harvest plants and transplant or pot and label them; set up and operate irrigation equipment; sell and deliver plants and flowers to customers; sow grass seed or plant plugs of grass; identify plants, pests and weeds to determine the selection and application of pesticides and fertilizers; regulate greenhouse conditions and indoor and outdoor irrigation systems; cut, roll and stack sod; feel plants' leaves and note their coloring to detect the presence of insects or disease; maintain and repair irrigation and climate control systems; dig, cut, and transplant seedlings, cuttings, trees, and shrubs; dig, rake, and screen soil; file cold frames and hot beds in preparation for planting; inspect plants and bud ties to assess quality; trap and destroy pests, such as moles, gophers, and mice, using pesticides; move containerized shrubs, plants, and trees using wheelbarrows or tractors; tie and bunch flowers, plants, shrubs and trees, wrap their roots, and pack them into boxes to fill orders; haul and spread topsoil, fertilizers, peat moss, and other materials to condition soil using wheelbarrows or carts and shovels; plant, spray, weed, fertilize, water, and prune plants, shrubs, and tress using gardening tools. Some OT may be required. Driving golf carts or Gators around the nursery yard to pick up and move products around the yard maybe be required. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. consistently on a daily basis. Hours may be varied based on weather.
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:
Special Requirements:
Some overtime and weekends required. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. consistently on a daily basis. Must have driver's license or ability to obtain one.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
The Mustard Seed
Company Name:
Hagen Lawn and Landscape LLC
Chaska, MN 55318
Telephone Number:


10000 Great Plains Blvd., Chaska, MN 55318

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