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Nursery Worker

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Adams County Nursery
Physical Address
12124 Holly Tree Rd
Ellendale, DE 19941
Job Description

28 Temporary Fulltime Nursery Worker. Adams County Nursery, Ellendale, DE. 3/26/2020 – 1/08/2021 Job duties: Work associated with the propagation of fruit trees. This will include but is not limited to planting, weeding, sporuting, delimbing, staking, banding, grafting, digging, standing trees up and training trees, trash removal, fencing and any other miscellaneous farm related tasks. One portion of the season will be deducted to grafting in which difference pay rate will be applied based on quality and productivity. Perform extensive repetitious walk, stand, stoop, bend, reaching and may need to load/unload up to 60lbs. $13.34 hr, Schedule workweek is 45hrs/wk (may exceed hrs depending on field/crops conditions); Required to work day, evenings &/or night shifts. 3 mths of exp. Housing provided at no cost to workers and those workers in corresponding employment who are unable to return to their place of residence the same day. Tools, equipment and supplies provided at no cost to worker, for work day only, stored and maintained at farm. Employer guarantee 3/4 workdays of contract. Work outdoors, exposed to all weather conditions, hot, cold and possible rain, hours may fluctuate (+/-); possible downtimes and/or extended hours. Drugs & alcohol free work zone. Required to show proof legal authorization to work in United States. Transportation & subsistence expenses ($12.46 daily w/o receipts, and $55.00 daily with receipts) to the worksites will be paid by the employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract, or earlier; with acceptable receipts. Transportation between housing and worksite will be provided daily at no cost to the worker. The payroll period is weekly. Employer will offer 45 hours per week. The employer will make all deductions from worker’s paycheck required by law. The workers are covered by Unemployment Insurance and Workers Compensation. The employer agrees that no extension of employment beyond the period of employment shown on the job order will relieve the employer from paying the wages already earned, or specified in the job order as a term of employment, providing transportation or paying transportation expenses to the workers home. The employer assures that all working conditions comply with applicable federal and state minimum wage, child labor, social security, health and safety, farm labor contractor registration and other employment related laws. Employer will comply with first week wage guarantee. Workers will be provided with 3 meals a day or employer will furnish free and convenient cooking and kitchen facilities to workers to prepare their own meals; Job offer states the charge, if any, to the worker for meals provided by the employer. Return transportation and subsistence is paid upon completion of 100% of the work contract. The employer will furnish cooking facilities, utilities and utensils for workers to prepare their own meals. Employer will provide transportation to grocery or laundry mat, if not provided facilities in housing. Employer will furnish the worker on or before each payday writing hours and earnings statements. Workers who voluntarily abandon employment or are terminated for cause, and where the employer provides timely notification to the NPC and DHS, will relieve the employer for subsequent transportation and subsistence costs and the 3/4th guarantee. The employer may terminate the work contract where services are no longer required for reasons beyond the employer’s control due to fire, weather, or other Act of God. The 3/4th guarantee will be provided between the start and termination dates, make efforts to transfer the worker to other comparable work acceptable to the worker, and, if transfer is not viable, provide outbound transportation and subsistence. The employer is to provide workers with a copy of the work contract, including any approved modifications, on the day work commences or as soon as practically possible.

Apply for job at the nearest State Workforce Agency Local Office. Referrals are to speak to an Employment Specialist. Referrals are to only apply if they meet the qualifications of the job and to be familiarized with the job specification and terms and conditions of employment, who are able, willing and qualified to perform the work, who are eligible for employment in the United States, and who will be available at the time and place needed. Forward the resume to the FLC Unit. Then contact employer.

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