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Greenhouse Attendant

SOC Occupation Title: Farmworkers & Laborers, Crop, Nursery, & Greenhouse

Pay Range: $8-$13 an hour

Hours: T-S (9:00a.m.-12:00p.m.) (1:00 p.m. – 6:00p.m.)

Reports To: Owner

Overtime Occurrence: Likely

Length of Employment: 7 Weeks

Employment Term: April 15- June 7

Summary Objective of Job

  • Plant, spray, weed, fertilize, and water plants, shrubs, and flowers, using hand tools and gardening tools
  • Inspect plants and bud ties to assess quality
  • Clean work areas, and maintain grounds and landscaping
  • Provide information and advice to the public regarding the selection, purchase, and care of products
  • Regulate greenhouse conditions, and indoor and outdoor irrigation systems
  • Maintain and repair irrigation and climate control systems
  • Move containerized shrubs, plants, and trees

Qualifications

  • 12 months of Greenhouse Related Experience
  • Enjoy practical work
  • Reliable and motivated
  • 18 years of Age

Special Demands

  • Able to cope with the physical demands of the job
  • Able to work quickly and consistently for long periods of time
  • Able to undertake manual and often heavy work
  • Reliable and motivated
  • Able to Lift 25lb

Main Responsibility

The majority of Employee’s time will be spent maintaining the moisture in the plants as well as taking care of the overall general health.

Farmworker

SOC Code: 45-2092SOC Occupation Title: Farmworkers & Laborers, Crop, Nursery, & Greenhouse

Pay Range: $8-$13 an hour

Hours: M-F 6:00a.m. -2:00p.m.

Reports To: Owner

Overtime Occurrence: Likely

Length of Employment: 7 months

Employment Term: April 15- November 15

Summary Objective of Job

  • Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables, fruits, nuts and field crops. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; cleaning, packing, and loading harvested products. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities.
  • Weather conditions can be hot, dusty, humid or rainy, but work usually continues in these conditions to ensure the harvest is completed on time.

Qualifications

  • 12 months of on farm experience
  • Enjoy practical work
  • Reliable and motivated
  • 18 years of Age

Special Demands

  • Able to cope with the physical demands of the job
  • Able to work quickly and consistently for long periods of time
  • Willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Able to undertake manual and often heavy work
  • Reliable and motivated
  • Able to Lift 25lb

Main Responsibility

The majority of Employee’s time will be spent picking & packaging vegetables & regular maintenance of the farm & garden.