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Greenhouse Worker

Bonnie Plants, LLC - 75

Jasper, AL

$13.67 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12053884290
Email address to Apply:
jasperal@bonnieplants.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
6
Job Duties:
Cultivate, cut, and transplant vegetable, flower and herb seedlings and cuttings within a seedling line; Plant, spray, weed, and water plants using hand tools and gardening tools; Prepare soil and growth media; Feel plants' leaves and note coloring to detect presence of insects or disease; Inspect plants and bud ties to assess quality; Operate tractors and machinery to fertilize, cultivate and/or spray; Apply pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers; Haul and spread fill-sand to maintain greenhouse floors, using wheelbarrows or carts and shovels; Tag trays; assemble trays, pots and caged pots; Push and pull 100 – 460 lb rolling carts; Lay down and pick up seed flats for delivery or transplant to another greenhouse; Load and unload racks; Loading plants from the greenhouse onto the racks/carts and delivering to the staging/loading area; Helping unload plants at the greenhouse, that do not meet the quality specifications; Fold and staple corrugated forms to make boxes used for packing horticultural products; Maintain and repair nursery buildings/greenhouses; Clean work areas, sanitize, and maintain grounds, greenhouses, warehouse, and landscaping; Perform nursery sanitation duties including picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms and sweeping floors. Work in a standing, fast-paced assembly line for long periods of time during peak season; Workers who have a valid driver's license and doctor's certificate may drive vehicles to transport workers and may be offered additional hours. Workers who complete an employer paid safety certification may ride to deliver, load and unload products at market locations within a 180-mile radius from work location. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a workers Sabbath or federal holiday. Additional hours are voluntary. Workers must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedules may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer's control. These periods can occur anytime throughout the season. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties on any given day and different tasks on different days.
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 months of agricultural work experience required. Walk, sit, stand on concrete or other surfaces, push and pull, stoop and crouch for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive hand and finger movements. Work outside in inclement weather including hot, cold, wet, and/or humid conditions for extensive periods of time. Lift, carry, and load up to 50 lbs. Employer is a drug-free workplace. Drug and alcohol testing is conducted post-offer at the employers expense and is not part of the interview process. Must be 18 years of age or older.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Bonnie Plants, LLC - 75
Location:
Jasper, AL 35501
Telephone Number:
+12053884372

Worksite

Address:
85 BENNIE KNIGHT RD, Jasper, AL 35501

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23312-486175
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/16/2023

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