Van Putte Gardens Nursery Worker in Rochester, New York
8 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 03/08/2021 - 11/22/2021
During the anticipated period of employment, Performs any combination of following duties concerned with preparing soil and growth media, cultivating, and otherwise participating in horticultural activities under close supervision on acreage, or in nursery: Greenhouse work will consist primarily of transplanting plugs into finishing flats, and related tasks such as wetting soil and maintaining the transplanting area as well as loading finished product onto transport racks. Tasks shall include, but not be limited to, laying irrigation pipe, picking stones, setting plants, hoeing, and harvesting. Mending boxes, removing plastic mulch and irrigation tubes. Transplanting will also be subject to quality and output standards. Any tools shall be supplied by the employer at no cost to the workers. Workers should report to work with their own suitable work clothing. Field temperatures may range from 30 to 90 degrees F. The work they will perform is planting, weeding, hoeing, pruning, transplanting and harvesting. We have a 10 acre growing nursery and a 1 acre greenhouse growing operation. Duties performed will be heavy lifting digging, raking and drainage and irrigation installation. Dig and root ball trees and shrubs.
* 3 months experience required.
* Employer will train
* Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
* Repetitive movements, exposure to extreme temperatures, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking, frequent stooping/bending.
Full job order description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from the NYSDOL website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a\_orders.shtm