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Blue Spruce Nursery, Inc. Landscape Worker in Ballston Lake, New York

Landscape Workers - 6 fulltime, temporary, seasonal (H-2B) jobs available 04/01/22-11/30/22. Employer: Blue Spruce Nursery, Inc., 780 Route 146A, Ballston Lake, NY 12019. Duties: Responsible for landscaping and maintaining grounds and property using hand and power tools and equipment, including skid steers. Mow and maintain existing landscaping, trimming, planting, pruning, sod laying, fertilizing, watering, digging, raking, sprinkler installation, and installation of mortar-less segmental concrete masonry wall units. Sweep walkways of debris. Cut down tree limbs. Trim shrubs and pull weeds. Perform minor repairs and maintenance procedures on equipment used in grounds-keeping. Work in all weather conditions. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Employer to provide transportation to and from worksites in Saratoga, Albany Schenectady and Rensselaer counties from designated location: 780 Route 146A, Ballston Lake, NY 12019. No education required; 3 months of experience required. Random drug testing post-hire at employer's expense for all workers, both domestic and H-2B. Work hours: Mon-Sat (Sat work required, when necessary), 7am-3pm, 40 hours/week. 40 hours/week at $17.22/hour, OT at $25.83/hour. Bonuses/raises may be paid at employer discretion based on performance, skill, tenure. A single workweek will be used to compute wages due. Workers will be paid weekly on Friday. All deductions from the worker's paycheck required by law will be made. Employer will assist workers in securing housing, but employer will not provide housing. Employer will provide workers at no charge all tools, supplies, and equipment required to perform the job. H-2B workers will be reimbursed in the first workweek for all visa, visa processing, border crossing, and other related fees, including those mandated by the government (excluding passport fees). Transportation (including meals and, to the extent necessary, lodging) to the place of employment will be provided, or its cost to workers reimbursed, if the worker completes half the employment period. Return transportation will be provided if the worker completes the employment period or is dismissed early by the employer. Daily subsistence rates are $13.17/day without receipts or up to $55/day with receipts. Applicants may contact: Saratoga County Employment & Training, 152 W. High Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020, or 518-884-4170. Reference job order NY1393262. Or applicants may contact Blue Spruce Nursery, Inc. by mail: attention Bob Daly (Owner), 780 Route 146A, Ballston Lake, NY 12019. Or by email: Or by fax: 518-877-8577. Phone 518 877-8177. Reference job order NY1393262.