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Schichtel's Nursery Inc. Nursery Workers in Springville, New York

40 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 02/26/2024 -05/18/24.

Planting: Workers will be required to work as operators of wheel tractors pulling planters and planting wagons. Will be required to work on the ground planting trees that are fed through a tractor pulled planter, using shovels. Will be required to dig trees with digging spades. Balled and Burlap (B&B) Tree and Shrub Production: Will be required to work as operators of skid steers with tree spade attachments or haul out tines. Will be required to work on the ground packaging the finished root ball on a tree by stapling burlap with hog ring pliers, tying basket loops with twine, crimping baskets with pig tail crimpers or tying branches with twine. Bare Root Tree and Shrub Production: Will be required to work as operators of skid steers with bare root blade attachments. Will be required to work on the ground, tying branches with twine or hauling trees through the field and loading them onto trucks by hand. Loading and Unloading: Workers will be required to work on flat bed trailers tying B&B trees and shrubs to the trailer with twine. Will be required to work loading or unloading bare root trees or shrubs by hand into refrigerated trailers. Will be required to locate, identify, select, and load plants or trees onto wagons, trailers, or trucks. Cultivation: Workers will be required to work as operators of wheel tractors pulling cultivators, mowers or haling disks. Will be required to spray, weed, fertilize and water trees by hand using pumps or hoses. Farm Equipment Operation: Workers will drive trucks, vans, tractors, mowers on nursery property and on public roads and may use other greenhouse equipment including the flat filler. Before any worker is required to operate any farm/greenhouse equipment, the worker will be instructed in the proper and safe operation of equipment. Workers will be required to operate equipment according to instructions and in a manner that protects the operator, other workers, products, trees, crops and equipment. Repeated failure to obey operating and safety instructions may result in termination. Employees operating farm equipment or certain chemical application equipment are required to have or obtain applicable licenses.

Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 80 pounds.
  • Criminal Background check at employer's expense
  • Random drug testing can be performed post hire at the employer's expense.
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures
  • Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling/sitting/walking and frequent stooping.

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.

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