Bonnie Plants Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop in Walden, New York
8 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 02/28/2020 - 07/07/2020.
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, and warehouse. 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. Maintain and 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.
* 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
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