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Bonnie Plants, Inc. Greenhouse Laborer in New Berlin, New York

8 fulltime, seasonal H-2A job orders available 4/17/23 - 6/23/23.

Duties: Perform manual labor to plant, transplant, propagate, and cultivate vegetable, herbs and flowers. Operate equipment and machinery. Load and unload material.

Prepare soil and growth media. Cut and transplant seedlings and cuttings. Move, load and unload greenhouse grown plants. Maintain and repair nursery buildings. Push and pull carts. Tag trays. Work on seedling line. Sit down seed flats and get up seed flats for delivery. Load plants onto trucks. Work within an assembly line. Work is very fast paced during the busy season. Clean work areas, sanitize, and maintain grounds, greenhouses, warehouse, and landscaping. Perform nursery sanitation duties including picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms and sweeping floors.

Plant, spray, weed, and water plants, using hand tools and gardening tools. Inspect plants and bud ties to assess quality. Maintain and repair sprinkler system in and outside of greenhouses. Operate tractors and machinery to fertilize, cultivate or spray. Fold and staple corrugated forms to make boxes used for packing horticultural products. Feel plants leaves and note coloring to detect presence of insects or disease. Organize farm supplies.

Maintain and repair green house tops. Cut grass and weed eat. Apply fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides. Work on general nursery projects.

Workers who have a valid driver's license and doctor's certificate may drive transportation vehicles to transport workers and may be offered additional hours.

Requirements: * Three months of agricultural work experience * Drug screen required post hire at employer expense * Ability to lift 50 pounds * Extensive pushing and pulling * Extensive sitting and walking * Frequent stooping or bending over * Repetitive movements * Exposure to extreme temperatures

The full terms and conditions of the job (form ETA790a) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from this website: For qualified applicants requiring a Spanish translation of this job order, please email or call 1-877-466-9757. Please include the applicant name and job order number in your request.