Bonnie Plants Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop in Walden, New York
10 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 02/18/2021 - 07/08/2021 Perform manual labor to transplant vegetable plants, flowers and herbs within an assembly line. Operate equipment, machinery and vehicles. Move, load and unload greenhouse grown plants. Prepare soil and growth media. Dig, rake and screen soil and fill cold frames and hot beds to prepare them for planting. Cut and transplant seedlings and cuttings. Clean work areas, sanitize and maintain grounds, greenhouses, warehouse and sweeping floors. Work is very fast-paced during the busy season. Haul and spread fill-sand to maintain greenhouse floors, using wheelbarrows or carts and shovels. Maintain and repair sprinkler system in and outside of greenhouse. Feel plants' leaves and note coloring to detect presence of insects or disease. Inspect plants and bud ties to assess quality. Repair nursery buildings. Apply pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers. Operate machinery to fertilize, cultivate or spray. Operate tractors, skid steers and forklifts. Tag trays. Work on seedling line. Sit down seed flats and get up seed flats for delivery. Perform nursery sanitation duties including picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms and sweeping floors. Workers who have a valid driver's license and doctor's certificate may drive vehicles to transport workers and may be offered additional hours. Requirements: * Three months of previous experience required * Repetitive movements, extensive pushing / pulling, extensive walking & frequent stooping * Exposure to extreme temps * Lifting requirement of 60 lbs. * Post-hire drug screen at employers expense 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.