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Plant Nursery Workers

AR LOUISIANA NURSERY LLC

Hineston, LA

$13.67 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13182293872
Web address to Apply:
www.laworks.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
6
Job Duties:
7:30 am to 4:30 pm, with one hour, unpaid, lunch. Manual planting, harvesting shrubs, ornamental plants, trees, flowers. Spray, pull, load and unload plants, use hand tools (shovels, trowels, sprayer, hoes, pruning hooks, shears, etc.). Duties include tilling soil, mulching, transplanting, weeding, thinning, pruning, grading, sorting and packing. Applying pesticides and fertilizer to control insects, fungus and weed growth, and diseases. Work in nursery facility. Irrigation and cultivation duties. Minor maintenance and operation of farm equipment. Farm, field and shed sanitation duties. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, fertilizers, pesticides, insect sprays and related chemicals, etc., may affect workers' ability to perform the job. Perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling materials. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Work is done in all kinds of weather from extreme heat to cold and rain. All tools, supplies, and equipment required to perform the duties assigned are provided to the worker, without charge or deposit. Hours may fluctuate due to weather conditions, condition of crop, or mechanical breakdowns but will not reduce the 3/4 guarantee over the life of the contract. Housing is provided at no cost for workers who cannot reasonably return to permanent residence at end of workday. Once hired, workers may be required to take a random drug test (at no cost to the worker), as part of fitness for duty and workers safety. Drug testing relates to safety assurance in a working environment. Testing positive or failure to comply with the random drug testing may result in immediate termination from employment. Possibility of work breakdown will not reduce workers guarantee over the life of the contract.
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
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
AR LOUISIANA NURSERY LLC
Location:
Forest Hill, LA 71430
Telephone Number:
+13182293872

Worksite

Address:
442 Harper Road, Hineston, LA 71438

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23341-551340
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
1/5/2024

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