Cannon Tree Farm Nursery Worker in Cannon Falls, Minnesota
Need 4 full-time, temporary, seasonal Nursery Workers to work for Cannon Tree Farm in Cannon Falls, MN. From: 04/01/2021 to 11/01/2021 Work: 40 hrs./week, Mon.-Fri. 8 hrs./day JOB DUTIES: Pin and rope balled and burlap trees, tightening wire cages with various hand tools. Apply granulated fertilizer to all trees. Plant new transplants (Spring and Fall) in containers with hand scoops/shovels and new field bareroot transplants. Remove/install winter covers/protection. Use bamboo or fiberglass rods to stake trees. Prune trees with hand pruners as needed. Dig up and prepare sold trees. Maintain nursery with regular mowing, watering, weeding, and general cleanup. Harvest trees and shrubs when they become of age/maturity. Maintain / clean nursery grounds and equipment daily. Work performed outdoors, with exposure to extreme temperatures and weather conditions. Work performed may require worker to climb, walk, stand, reach, push, pull, balance, sit, stoop, bend, or squat, and perform repetitive movements. Work hours may vary, possible down times or extended hours, possible weekend work. Drug/alcohol/tobacco-free workplace. JOB REQUIREMENTS: Must be 18 years of age; able to lift 80 lbs.; no experience required, employer will train; possible random drug/alcohol testing post hire at employer's expense, testing positive or refusal to comply will result in immediate dismissal from employment; no minimum education requirement. Must Apply By: 07/18/2021 EMPLOYER ASSURANCES: Work guaranteed for 3/4 of contract period, starting with date of arrival at work site. Employer provides free housing for workers whose residence is beyond normal commuting distance; employer pays inbound transportation and subsistence to work site upon 50% completion of work contract for workers whose residence is beyond normal commuting distance. Daily subsistence will be provided at a rate of at least $12.68 per day during travel to a maximum of $55.00 per day with receipts. APPLICATION PROCESS: Mail or Fax Resume to: MN DEED/FLC, Attn: H-2A#21-110, JO#11473536 332 Minnesota St., Suite E200 St. Paul, MN 55101-1351 FAX: 651-297-7722 Attn: H-2A#21/110, JO#11473536 CALL: Mary Garcia, FLC Coordinator 651-259-7513 Must have proof of legal authority to work in U.S.