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Published on Feb 07 2023

Nursery Worker

$16.95  per hour
Visa required: H-2A
From Feb 13, 2023 to Dec 9, 2023

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1086 South Meriden Road

Cheshire, CT 06410
United States

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Job description

WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO PERFORM ALL WORK ACTIVITIES WITH ACCURACY AND EFFICIENCY. PRIMARY TASKS WILL INCLUDE NURSERY WORK. INSTRUCTIONS AND OVERALL SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION OF THE
WORKERS WILL BE PROVIDED BY A COMPANY SUPERVISOR. ALL WORKERS HIRED PURSUANT TO THIS LABOR CERTIFICATION MUST BE ABLE TO COMPREHEND AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS OF A COMPANY SUPERVISOR AND
COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY TO SUPERVISORS. UNUSUAL, COMPLEX, OR NON-ROUTINE ACTIVITIES WILL BE SUPERVISED. EMPLOYER RETAINS FULL DISCRETION TO MAKE WORK ASSIGNMENTS, TAKING INTO ACCOUNT
UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES SUCH AS WEATHER OR OTHER UNSCHEDULED/UNEXPECTED INTERRUPTIONS IN REGULAR WORK. ALL WORKERS MUST PERFORM THE WORK ASSIGNED BY THE FOREMAN OR CREW BOSS.
WITHOUT SPECIFIC AUTHORIZATION BY THE FOREMAN OR CREW BOSS, WORKERS MAY NOT PERFORM DUTIES WHICH ARE NOT PROVIDED FOR IN THIS APPLICATION, OR WORK IN AREAS NOT ASSIGNED. WORKERS WILL BE
EXPECTED TO PERFORM ANY OF THE LISTED DUTIES AS ASSIGNED BY HIS/HER SUPERVISOR. WORKERS MAY NOT LEAVE THEIR JOB ASSIGNMENT AREA UNLESS AUTHORIZED. LEAVING JOB AREA OR FARM WITHOUT
PERMISSION MAY BE CONSIDERED VOLUNTARY RESIGNATION. PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK ON OR AFTER THE DATE OF NEED, WORKERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO ATTEND AN ORIENTATION ON WORKPLACE RULES, POLICIES
AND SAFETY INFORMATION. WORKERS SHOULD BE ABLE TO PERFORM REPETITIVE MOVEMENTS, ENGAGE IN EXTENSIVE WALKING, AND WORK ON FEET WHILE IN BENT POSITIONS FOR EXTENDED PERIODS OF TIME.
ALLERGIES TO ITEMS SUCH AS RAGWEED, GOLDENROD, INSPECT SPRAY, AND RELATED CHEMICALS, MAY AFFECT WORKERS ABILITY TO PERFORM THIS JOB. WORKERS SHOULD BE PHYSICALLY ABLE TO DO THE WORK
REQUIRED WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION. WORK IS TO BE DONE FOR LONG PERIODS OF TIME. TEMPERATURES MAY RANGE FROM BELOW FREEZING TO 105 F. WORKER MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK IN
IN WET CONDITIONS AND SHOULD HAVE SUITABLE CLOTHING FOR VARIABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS. WORKERS MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK DURING OCCASIONAL SHOWERS NOT SEVERE ENOUGH TO STOP FIELD
OPERATIONS. SATURDAY WORK IS REQUIRED OF ALL WORKERS. ALL WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT/CARRY 60 LBS. EMPLOYER MAY REQUIRE POST-HIRE DRUG TESTING UPON REASONABLE SUSPICION OF USE AND
AFTER A WORKER HAS AN ACCIDENT AT WORK. EMPLOYER WILL PAY FOR SUCH DRUG TESTING. ALL WORKERS MUST OBEY ALL SAFETY RULES AND BASIC INSTRUCTIONS AND BE ABLE TO RECOGNIZE, UNDERSTAND AND
COMPLY WITH SAFETY, PESTICIDE WARNING/RE-ENTRY AND OTHER ESSENTIAL POSTINGS. THE JOB REQUIRES EXTENSIVE STANDING AND WALKING. WORKERS ARE FREQUENTLY REQUIRED TO USE THEIR HANDS AND ARMS
TO
HANDLE, FEEL, REACH, CLIMB, OR BALANCE. WORKERS ARE OCCASIONALLY REQUIRED TO STOOP, KNEEL, CROUCH, OR CRAWL UNDER LINES. WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT/CARRY UP TO 60 LBS. THROUGHOUT THE
COURSE OF THE DAY. SOME WORKERS WHO HAVE A LEGAL DRIVERS LICENSES MAY BE NEEDED TO DRIVE A TRUCK OR BUS TO AND FROM FIELD. WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO PERFORM ALL DUTIES WITHIN THIS JOB
DESCRIPTION IN WHAT CAN BE CONSIDERED A SAFE MANNER ADHERING TO ALL ESTABLISHED SAFETY GUIDELINES, PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES. SUPPLEMENTAL TO OTHER TASKS, WORKERS MAY PERFORM VARIOUS
DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH INSTRUCTING OTHER WORKERS ON HOW TO COMPLETE JOB DUTIES AS NEEDED AND TIME KEEPING. SUPPLEMENTAL TO OTHER TASKS, WORKERS THAT ARE ABLE TO BE PROPERLY LICENSED
MAY ALSO TRANSPORT WORKERS. WORKERS MAY BE REQUIRED TO DRIVE FORK-LIFTS, DUMPCARTS, AND SKIDSTEERS. WORKERS MAY BE REQUIRED TO FILL OUT SHIPPING PAPERWORK.

Special Requirements

WORKERS MUST HAVE 3 MONTHS EXPERIENCE IN NURSERY WORK. APPLICANTS MUST BE ABLE TO
FURNISH JOB REFERENCES ESTABLISHING ACCEPTABLE PRIOR EXPERIENCE. SUCCESSFUL
APPLICANTS WILL BE SUBJECT TO A TRIAL PERIOD OF 3 TO 5 DAYS DURING WHICH THEIR
PERFORMANCE OF REQUIRED TASKS WILL BE EVALUATED. IF THE PERFORMANCE DURING THE TRIAL
PERIOD IS NOT ACCEPTABLE TO THE EMPLOYER, THE WORKERS EMPLOYMENT WILL BE
TERMINATED.

Employer Contact Info

616-773-9778

[email protected]

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