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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Nursery and Greenhouse Worker

Stoneboro Nursery Corp.

Stoneboro, PA

$17.20 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18147867991
Email address to Apply:
stoneboronursery@yahoo.com
Web address to Apply:
https://www.pacareerlink.pa.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: Nursery Stock: ground cover, ornamental grass, perennials, shrubs. Perform manual and mechanized tasks associated with the production of greenhouse plants and other horticultural products. Plant, cultivate, and maintain nursery stock, trees, shrubs, bedding plants, plugs, liners, hanging baskets, and other horticultural varieties. Use Shears to clip cuttings in the woods. Workers will be expected to harvest a minimum of 2,000 cuttings per hour. Propagate plants from cuttings. Plant/pot seedlings, fill and label trays, move product to/from greenhouses and/or loading/unloading areas. Crimp wire baskets. Attach hangers to baskets and hang throughout holding houses. Move containerized plants using rolling/electric carts. Unload/unload trucks and product from conveyor belt. Install/remove plastic coverings. Clean/maintain work area. Weed plants and greenhouse floors. Prune, trim, and perform other general plant maintenance. Maintain irrigation systems. Tie/position plants by tying or wrapping as necessary. Wrap plants with burlap and other coverings as necessary. Count, inventory, and grade plants and trees. Pack, label, tag, pull, sort, and store plants by variety. Install/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Install and remove levee gates. Workers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer's products and property. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Prepare and/or clear land for planting using mechanized or hand equipment to remove trash, rocks, or other debris or material that may interfere with planting or harvesting activities. Level land by moving dirt and other materials. Equipment may include tractors, dozers, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chainsaws, bobcats, skid loaders, high lifts, and trucks or other vehicles. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Repair fences. Must wear assigned personal protective equipment when required. Must report for work daily wearing work clothing and boots or other durable foot wear. Workers wearing clothing inappropriate for work will not be permitted to start work. Work in Greenhouses in extreme heat and humidity. Outdoor work required when plants are wet, or during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours may vary. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Exposure to Poision Ivy and Poision Oak is possible. Work is done outdoors for long periods of time and requires prolonged periods of standing and/or walking, repetitive movements, and frequent bending and/or stooping. Workers must be able to handle, lift, and carry heavy or bulky objects (product, containers) in accordance with the specified lifting requirements. Employer-paid post-hire random, upon suspicion, and post-accident drug testing required. Supervisor(s) will provide instructions and directions to workers. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions and communicate effectively to supervisors. Unusual, complex or non-routine activities will be supervised. Workers expected to perform basic duties in a proficient manner without close supervision.
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:
This job requires a minimum of 3 months of verifiable agricultural experience working in a nursery handling both manual and mechanized tasks associated with production of nursery stock. Applicants must be able to furnish verifiable job reference(s) or comparable third party documentation from recent employer(s) establishing acceptable prior experience. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs repeatedly, without injury. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Stoneboro Nursery Corp.
Location:
Stoneboro, PA 16153
Telephone Number:
+18147867991

Worksite

Address:
Don's Place - 281 Burdette Rd, Stoneboro, PA 16153

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24024-662961
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
2/9/2024

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