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Farmworker/ Nursery Greenhouse Worker

Fernbrook Nursery

Chesterfield, NJ

$17.20 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16092984028
Email address to Apply:
brian@fernbrookfarms.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
6
Job Duties:
Workers will directly participate in activities related to both vegetables and horticulture nursery crop production. These responsibilities include in the vegetable production: seeding, planting, weeding, hand harvesting, hoeing and packing of row crop vegetables. With the horticulture production responsibilities include transplanting/planting, weeding, pruning, watering, & digging. Workers may install, move or make repairs to irrigation systems. Install plastic, and hoops for greenhouses using hand tools, screws, clips, ground nails and tarps. May apply fertilizer. Workers may maintain grounds, mowing, trimming and edging. May drive tractor/skid steer & attach farm implements to cultivate fields and move plants. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
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:
Hours listed in Section A.6 are the anticipated hours to be worked. These hours could increase or decrease based on weather conditions, crop delay, pests or disease, crop yield, available labor, and or productivity.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Fernbrook Nursery
Location:
Chesterfield, NJ 08515
Telephone Number:
+16092984028

Worksite

Address:
150 Bordentown Georgetown Road, Chesterfield, NJ 08515

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23336-539536
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
A worker can earn bonuses and/or wage increases based on performance and length of service with the employer, this benefit is at the sole discretion of the employer.
Date Posted:
12/8/2023

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