Bonnie Plants, Inc. Greenhouse Workers in New Berlin, New York
6 fulltime, seasonal H-2A job orders available 4/15/24 - 7/31/24.
Duties: Cultivate, cut and transplant vegetable, flower and herb seedlings and cuttings within a seedling line; Plant, spray, weed and water plants using hand tools and gardening tools; Prepare soil and growth media; Feel plants' leaves and note coloring to detect presence of insects or disease; Inspect plants and bud ties to assess quality; Operate tractors and machinery to fertilize, cultivate and/or spray; Apply pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers; Haul and spread fill-sand to maintain greenhouse floors, using wheelbarrows or carts and shovels; Tag trays; assemble trays, pots and caged pots.
Push and pull 100-460 lb rolling carts; Lay down and pick up seed flats for delivery or transplant to another greenhouse; Load and unload racks; Loading plants from the greenhouse onto the racks/carts and delivering to the staging/loading area; Helping unload plants at the greenhouse, that do not meet the quality specifications; Fold and staple corrugated forms to make boxes used for packing horticultural products; Maintain and repair nursery buildings/greenhouses; Clean work areas, sanitize, and maintain grounds, greenhouses, warehouse and landscaping; Perform nursery sanitation duties including picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms and sweeping floors.
Work in a standing, fast-paced assembly line for long periods of time during peak season;
Workers who have a valid driver's license and doctor's certificate may drive vehicles to transport workers and may be offered additional hours. Workers who complete an employer paid safety certification may ride to deliver, load and unload products at market locations within a 180-mile radius from work location.
Requirements: * Three months of agricultural work experience * Drug screen required post hire at employer expense * Ability to lift 50 pounds * Extensive pushing and pulling, 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: seasonaljobs.dol.gov.
For qualified applicants requiring a Spanish translation of this job order, please email DIPA@labor.ny.gov or call 1-877-466-9757. Please include the applicant name and job order number in your request.