Greenhouse Laborers

  • Seasonal Jobs H2A & H2B
  • United States
  • Dec 03, 2019

Job Description

Perform manual labor to cultivate and transplant vegetable, herb, and flower seedlings and cuttings within a seedling line. Operate tractors, equipment, vehicles and machinery. Load and unload racks. Prepare soil and growth media. Plant, spray, weed, and water plants, using hand tools and gardening tools. Cut and transplant seedlings and cuttings. Feel plants leaves and note coloring to detect presence of insects or disease. Inspect plants and bud ties to assess quality. Move, load and unload greenhouse grown plants. Apply pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers. Push and pull carts. Work within an assembly line. Work is very fast paced during the busy season. Tag trays. Work on seedling line. Haul and spread fill-sand to maintain greenhouse floors, using wheelbarrows or carts and shovels. Operate tractors and machinery to fertilize, cultivate or spray. Operate equipment including forklifts, pick up trucks, straight trucks, and gas powered golf carts. May construct and repair nursery buildings. Sit down seed flats and get up seed flats for delivery. Fold and staple corrugated forms to make boxes used for packing horticultural products. Clean work areas, sanitize, and maintain grounds, greenhouses, warehouse, and landscaping. 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 transportation vehicles to transport workers and may be offered additional hours.