Schichtel's Nursery Inc. Nursery Workers in Springville, New York
13 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 02/26/2021 - 05/21/21.
General Duties: Duties performed will include propagating plants from cuttings, grafting plants, preparing soil, planting, pruning, cutting, deadheading, pinching, trimming to shape, spacing plants, potting, fertilizing with granular or liquid fertilizer, cleaning work areas, transporting plant materials in the nursery and greenhouse areas, loading and unloading plants and all other duties associated with ornamental plant and tree production. Between harvesting, workers will be required to perform duties to prepare crops for marketing. Workers will unload and restock for storage. Duties include winter protection activities including moving, covering, and uncovering plants and applying or removing plastic from shelters. Clean and maintain equipment and facilities.
Workers will assist supervisors in communicating information regarding work duties and requirements and instructing other workers in planting, cultivating, harvesting techniques, grading, labeling, packing, and loading activities. Workers will serve as the lead worker in small crews.
* Must be able to lift a minimum of 80 pounds.
* Lifting requirement of 80 lbs.
* Random drug testing can be performed post hire at the employer's expense.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures, extensive pushing/pulling and frequent stooping.
Entire job duty 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.