130 acre field and container plant nursery located on the North Fork has full time positions available. We are looking for applicants to assist in our growing operation. Duties include loading trucks, operating farm equipment, pruning/plant maintenance, planting, harvesting, etc. Perfect job for those that love the outdoors and have an interest in agriculture/horticulture.
We are also seeking a pest management professional with a NYSDEC Pesticide Applicator License or looking to work towards it through an apprenticeship. Duties would include scouting, identifying pests, and performing targeted applications on affected plant material.
Wage will be dependent on previous experience and skill set.
Our work week runs Monday through Saturday averaging 45 hours with up to 60 during peak seasons. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and temperatures ranging from 30 to 90 F.
* Prior experience working on a nursery or similar setting handling both manual and machine tasks associate d with commodity production and harvest activities.
* Lifting requirement of up to 50 lbs.
* Repetitive movements and frequent stooping.
Pay is subject to experience.