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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Nursery Workers

Corley Farms

Cheneyville, LA

$14.53 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13182792333
Email address to Apply:
henryc99@aol.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
3
Job Duties:
Workers will plant, cultivate and tend to field grown trees and prepare trees for shipment. Operate, prepare and maintain nursery vehicles and equipment. Fertilize, spray, weed, thin, space and water trees using hand tools, gardening tools and tractor. Prune and shape trees for quality. Space and prepare planting areas and fields. Record information about variety and growth. Load and unload trees, planting tools and materials. Maintain and repair and lay irrigation. Cut and transplant cuttings and trees. Work in groups to dig, ball and burlap trees, tie up and label for shipping. Workers may also be requested to select plants for shipping. Duties may include reading orders to ascertain sizes, types and quantities of plants and obtaining plants from nursery. Clean work areas, and maintain grounds and landscaping. Attend class for pesticide training. Workers with a valid license and doctor's certificate may transport other workers on and off the farm in vehicles provided and insured by the employer and be offered additional hours. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker's Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. TERMINATION. Prior to any termination for cause, employer evaluates workers' performance of required tasks and compliance with Work Rules and other employer policies. Employer may terminate a worker for cause if the worker's performance consistently and/or substantially fails to satisfy the employer's reasonable expectations (in accordance with the criteria set forth herein), or otherwise engages in serious or egregious misconduct that endangers health, safety, or property. In assessing whether workers' performance meets reasonable expectations, employer evaluates, among other reasonable criteria, whether the worker: (1) has adequately complied with the Work Rules and any other policies or procedures; (2) has complied with all health and safety guidelines, including the use of tools or equipment in accordance with best practices to protect the employer's property, crops, and in a manner that avoids injury or damage; (3) has treated company property (tools, equipment, crops, fixtures, etc.), with care and respect, avoiding damage or improper cleanliness or maintenance standards; (4) has timely and consistently followed instructions duly communicated by supervisors, crew leaders, and management personnel; (5) has complied with the employer's quality control standards for ensuring a marketable product; (6) is not repeatedly tardy or absent, has reported to work at the time and place instructed, and remained at work for the agreed-upon work hours, unless such absence was excused or the worker timely communicated and sought approval for any deviation from such schedule; (7) has consistently performed the duties assigned, in the manner instructed, and has not purposefully malingered or acted in a recalcitrant manner (i.e.
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
Special Requirements:
Work outside in extreme weather conditions including hot, cold and/or wet weather. Perform prolonged walking, stooping, pushing and pulling, bending, reaching, lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. Drug testing is conducted post-hire at the employers expense and is not part of the interview process.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Corley Farms
Company Name:
Janice L. Corley
Location:
Cheneyville, LA 71325
Telephone Number:
+13182792333

Worksite

Address:
125 Munson Road, Cheneyville, LA 71325

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24127-959734
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/8/2024

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