Seasonal General Nursery Craftsman - Area 1 at Monrovia Nursery Company in Granby, Connecticut

Posted in General Labor 23 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Potential craftsmen should have the ability to; PRUNE PLANTS- prune plants using shears or automated pruning equipment to a standard provided by a coach. MOVE PLANTS – lift and move plants of various sizes and space to the proper spacing using a spacing bar. Plants need to be spaced in straight lines and at the correct distances. FERTILIZE PLANTS- appropriately apply fertilizer using the techniques trained. ASSEMBLY- to learn Plant names and quality standards in order to assemble plants for shipping. The assembly process entails choosing consistent quality plants, placing a tag on them in the correct place and loading them on to a wagon to go to the shipping dock. OTHER TASKS -  take on other forms of work depending on the needs of the day.   Job Qualifications: Ø  Experience working in agriculture. Ø  Able to lift minimum of 30 pounds repeatedly and 50+ pounds occasionally. Ø  Able to perform repetitive movements & task for 8, 10, or more hours per day which include but are not limited to squatting, bending, reaching, pulling, pushing, standing, walking, and lifting over the shoulders. Ø  Must be flexible to work in a team environment and be supportive of coworkers and coaches. Ø  Must be able to work in inclement (hoy, cold, and rainy) weather conditions. Ø  Must be able to work the following schedule: o   Spring – 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ( Monday – Friday, Saturday’s ½ day) o   Summer – Starting hours may vary between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ( Monday – Friday, Saturday’s ½ day)