Berkshire Nursery & Supply Corp Nursery and Greenhouse Worker in Pattesron, New York
10 full time, temporary, seasonal jobs available 4/26/2021 - 12/31/2021 Nursery and Greenhouse Workers will work at a nursery that has both outdoor and indoor/greenhouse facilities. They can one one or any combination of the following tasks: Harvest plants, and transplant or pot and label them; Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest crops; Set up and operate irrigation equipment; Harvest fruits and vegetables by hand; Clean work areas, and maintain grounds and landscaping; Sell and deliver plants and flowers to customers; plant plugs of grass; Identify plants, pests, and weeds to determine the selection and application of fertilizers; Regulate greenhouse conditions, and indoor and outdoor irrigation systems; Cut, roll, and stack sod; Feel plants' leaves and note their coloring to detect the presence of insects or disease; Provide information and advice to the public regarding the selection, purchase, and care of products; Maintain and repair irrigation and climate control systems; Dig, cut, and transplant seedlings, cuttings, trees, and shrubs; Maintain inventory, ordering materials as required; Record information about plants and plant growth; Dig, rake, and screen soil, filling cold frames and hot beds in preparation for planting; Inspect plants and bud ties to assess quality; Move containerized shrubs, plants, and trees, using wheelbarrows or tractors; Tie and bunch flowers, plants, shrubs, and trees, wrap their roots, and pack them into boxes to fill orders; Load agricultural products into trucks, and drive trucks to market or storage facilities; Haul and spread topsoil, fertilizer, peat moss, and other materials to condition soil, using wheelbarrows or carts and shovels; and Plant, spray, weed, fertilize, water, and prune plants, shrubs, and trees, using gardening tools. Requirements: *Lifting 80 pounds *Frequent stooping or bending 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.