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Bonnie Plants, LLC Product-to-Market Drivers in Walden, New York

Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 04/17/23- 06/22/23.

Duties: Pulling plants from greenhouses for delivery to market; Loading trucks; Evaluating moisture content of plant loads and watering plants, when necessary; Loading/unloading of rolling cars to move plants from greenhouse floor to truck via docking bay and lift gate; Maneuvering of 100 - 460 lbs. rolling carts on uneven surfaces and via lift gate; Identifying plants that are not up to Bonnie's quality standards (based on size and health) and eliminating them from racks to be replaced with new products; Properly dispose of removed plants as required by Bonnie's best management practices; Delivery to market and offloading plants;Driving, fueling, and maintaining of 26' straight truck (must follow all DOT regulations.

Additional driving may include "shuttle driving" which is driving a product-loaded truck to a predetermined meeting destination to exchange trucks, switching a full truck with an empty truck, and driving the empty truck back to the greenhouse.

The typical workday will last 10 hours depending on volume and traffic conditions. Bonnie Plants operates every day of the week during certain times of the season. An employer may request, but not require, that workers work more than the stated daily hours, on the worker's Sabbath, or on Federal holidays. The start time is 4-6 a.m. and the workday runs until work is completed. Drivers will be delivering agricultural products grown by Bonnie Plants to market within a 180 mile radius of the primary worksite. Drivers will start and end each day at the listed place of employment.

Bonnie follows the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations which includes a 30-minute break from driving before 8 hours have elapsed from the beginning shift. Additionally, drivers will not be allowed to drive after they have worked 70 hours in a rolling 8-day period unless they take a 34-hour break. Every day the workers are given 30 minutes of unpaid lunch and two paid 15-minute paid breaks

Must be over the age of 21, speak and understand English well enough to abide by all road signs and complete safety training.

Requirements: * Thirty Six months of driving required * Driver Requirements, Certifications/ License requirements * Either have a U.S. state driver's license or be able to take and pass state driving tests within 30 days of arrival in the United States at employers expense * Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds * Drug testing post hire at the employer's expense * Exposure to extreme temperatures * Extensive pushing/pulling/sitting/walking, frequent stooping, and repetitive movements

Only workers meeting all the qualifications for Employment, who are able, willing and qualified to perform the work, with or without reasonable accommodations, who are eligible for employment in the United States, and who are available at the time and place needed should be referred to the employer.

Walk-in applications will be accepted at:

Address: 2290 Albany Post Road Walden, New York 12586 USA Bonnie Plants Referral Contact is Stuart Schley Email address: Phone number: +13343392498

Contact hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., ("Regular Business Hours"), except on federal holidays.

The full terms and conditions of the job (form ETA790a) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from this website: For qualified applicants requiring a Spanish translation of this job order, please email or call 1-877-466-9757. Please include the applicant name and job order number in your request.