Bonnie Plants, LLC Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop in Walden, New York
10 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 01/10/22 - 08/27/22 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. Water plants. 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. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a workers ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a workers Sabbath or federal holidays. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer's control. These periods can occur anytime throughout the season. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and different tasks on different days.