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Greenhouse Plant & Customer Care Technician - $12-$18 / Hour (flexible position: 8-40+ hours / week)

Job Overview: While the title “Greenhouse Plant & Customer Care Technician” (GPCCT) may sound a bit technical, the primary responsibility of the GPCCT is simply to ensure that our greenhouse plants and greenhouse customers are happy and healthy. Extensive plant knowledge is not required but a love of people and plants is a must! We are seeking positive and friendly applicants with a helpful attitude toward customers, including the ability to speak clearly and convey information accurately.  Flexible position...work as little as one day / week or work 40+ hours. 

Landscape Laborer - $16.89-$18.00 / Hour (40-60 hours per week - overtime paid at 1.5x)

Duties: Plant: seeds, shrubs, foliage, flowering plants, trees and apply mulch for protection. Install: sod or sow lawns, rock gardens. Care for lawns: rake, prune, weed, and edge. Gather/remove litter and debris. Use: hand tools, hedge trimmers, clippers, power edging tools, tractors w/ bush hogs, weed eaters, lawn mowers & other related Landscape Worker activities as per SOC/OES 37-3011 (onetonline.org).

Requirements: Must be 18 due to insurance. Must show proof of legal authority to work in the U.S. Drug/Alcohol/Tobacco free work zone. Perform physical activities: such as lift, balance, walk, stoop, handle, position, move, manipulate materials use static strength to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, carry objects up to 50lbs.  No minimum education requirement. On-the-job training available. All applicants must be able, willing, qualified to perform work described and must be available for the entire period specified and work throughout all areas of intended employment. Based on Employer's discretion/cost: Worker may have random drug/alcohol testing during employment: positive test/ refusal to abide   = dismissal. Possible background check post hire at employer's expense.

Terms & Conditions of Employment: $16.89/hr up to possible $18.00/hr OT $25.34/hr up to possible $27.00/hr. Wage may vary. Depends on Experience. The wage(s) offered equal(s) or exceed(s) the highest of the prevailing wage or the Federal, State, or local minimum wage. At Employer’s sole discretion: possible raises and/or bonuses based on individual factors such as work performance or skill (not guaranteed); possible cash advances (if applicable/requested by worker, potential deduction from worker’s paycheck).

Possible daily/weekly hours: 7:30AM-5:00PM. 40+ (plus) to include lunch break, M-F. Possible weekend/holiday work. (Overtime possible, but not required or guaranteed. If overtime is worked, wage is paid at a rate of time and a half per hour worked beyond 40 hours each week.) Outdoors, exposed to weather; must be capable of doing physically strenuous labor for long hours, occasionally in extreme heat or cold. Variable weather conditions apply; hours may fluctuate (+/-), possible downtime and/or OT. Overtime not required. This employer will also comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws pertaining to overtime hours.

 

Sales Yard Laborer - $12-$18 / Hour (40-60 hours per week - overtime paid at 1.5x)

Duties include unloading trucks, watering / caring for plant material, assisting customers in loading product in their vehicles and various responsibilities around our 8 acre garden center. There is room for advancement with this position.