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Nursery Grower

Grasshopper Gardens, Inc.

Gansevoort, NY

$17.80 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
Duties include planting/caring for seedlings including watering, pruning, staking, fertilizing, and pest control. Unload, handle, and sort seedlings and liners when delivered. Cultivate fields and prepare for planting, including soil preparation. Cultivate rows to prevent weed growth. Perform daily watering as needed. Harvest, move, and transplant field-grown and potted plants. Balling/burlapping trees with mechanical spade. Prepare trees/plants for safe/proper loading and transport. May use tractors, farm implements, skid steers, and front loaders. Perform routine equipment maintenance as needed. Maintain machines, hand tools, and irrigation for daily use. Set up irrigation systems including monitoring and expansion. Will be expected to use shovels, pruners, sprayers, and other hand tools. Greenhouse and barn maintenance as needed. Assist with inventory and preparing for the upcoming season. Must be able to lift 50 lbs., and be able to sit, stand, crouch, and squat repeatedly for long periods of time. Hours may vary based on weather and crop conditions. Saturday work required when necessary. Post-accident or upon suspicion drug testing completed at employer’s expense.
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:
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Special Requirements:
Drug testing required post-accident and upon suspicion at employer expense to both domestic and H-2A workers for safety of workers and clients. Mountain Medical Center conducts the drug testing for Grasshopper Gardens, Inc. Employer agrees to provide to the worker, without charge or deposit charge, all tools, supplies, and equipment required to perform the duties assigned.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Grasshopper Gardens, Inc.
Gansevoort, NY 12831
Telephone Number:


318 Mott Road, Gansevoort, NY 12831

Job Order Details

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Raises and/or bonuses may be offered to any worker in the specified occupation, at the company's sole discretion, based on individual factors including work performance, skill, and tenure.
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