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Nursery/irrigation Worker

Apple Creek Propagators, Inc.

Bonners Ferry, ID

$15.68 per hour


Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:

Job Description

Full Time:
Number of Workers Requested:
Job Duties:
Worker will be required perform a variety of duties related to the production of bare root and container trees/shrubs, conifers, ball and burlap trees, fruit trees and perennials. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to general farm work/irrigation/crop production. Will apply specific horticultural techniques as instructed by the employer when carrying out the following responsibilities; prepare fields/plant/weed and irrigate plants/shrubs/trees; sow seed; observe general condition of plants and apply the appropriate care; prune/transplant/pinch plants and cull appropriately to ensure development of product; harvest/pack and store crop; plant shrubs/plants in containers; move containerized trees/shrubs; dig/wrap roots of shrubs/trees and bud grafting. Propagation of nursery plants. Prepare/ship produced crops by: loading/unloading trucks; and lift/transport root balls weighing up to 100 pounds. Irrigation duties will include the following: Hand lines: connect pipes; check alignment of pipe and adjust for proper water distribution; attach lines to water supply; turn valves to start flow of water; disassemble lines and carry pipes across fields at specified intervals; move pipes through freshly irrigated crops and/or plowed fields where mud may be deep at times; lift and carry pipe sections weighing approximately 40 pounds on a sustained basis. Other Irrigation Duties: observe revolving sprinklers and adjust to ensure proper operation and uniform distribution of water; disassemble, service and store pipes/mainlines after irrigation season.
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:
Applicants must have 20 days experience with nursery/irrigation work and provide the contact information of at least one reference who can verify experience and performance. Applicants hired must be able to obtain a valid Drivers License as driving on public roads may be required. To meet minimum acceptable performance standards when irrigating, the worker must move, after a 10-day conditioning period, an average of at least 48 40-foot sections of 3-inch pipe or 44 40-foot sections of 4-inch pipe per hour under normal working conditions.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Apple Creek Propagators, Inc.
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805
Telephone Number:


260 Kings Row Road, Bonners Ferry, ID 83805

Job Order Details

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