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Wholesale Nursery Field Crew Worker

Company: Generation Growers
Location: Modesto
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description NURSERY ASSCOICATE POSITION SUMMARY: The general purpose of this position is to prune, water, and fertilize plants and have them ready for the selling season(s). The Nursery Associate assists with production, maintenance, irrigation and loading of plant material on trucks for delivery. Due to the seasonality of plant production, the Nursery Associate will have different duties during the year. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Nursery Associates must have the resolve to maintain goals, objectives, and underlying principles of Generation Growers. They should be able to work individually or in groups using common sense and appropriate compassion while working. They should have the physical stamina to be outdoors, and lift up to 75 lbs. They should be familiar with horticultural technology and should be able to drive a folk lift, tractor, and electric vehicle. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Groom, prune and fertilize all plant material to retail quality; remove all sub-par material and record dumped material . 2. Check plant material and note their health to detect the presence of insects or disease , reporting any problems to the supervisor. 3. Assist with clean-up, moving materials, special projects, etc. 4. Assist with propagation as needed. 5. Irrigate properly, determining watering needs for assigned areas. Ensuring watering systems are functioning and running as needed throughout the year. Hand water, as necessary. Report any problems to the supervisor. 6. Assist in weed control in assigned sections and beds as needed. 7. Help with shifting plants from one size to the next when needed. 8. Assist with loading plant material when needed. 9. Stake and tie plants. 10. Return all tools to proper place; straighten and clean up and complete all projects before leaving the nursery. 11. Help unload trucks; point out plant material that is not to nursery standards . 12. Must be knowledgeable in Plant Nomenclature. 13. Must be able to know plant characteristics.

Keywords: Generation Growers, Modesto , Wholesale Nursery Field Crew Worker, Other , Modesto, California

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