Landscape Laborer

at Sposato Landscape Co. in Milton, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Sposato Landscape Co., Inc. is looking to fill 45 Landscape Laborer positions. Work site(s): Provided daily transportation to and from the worksite; begin in Milton, Sussex County, DE 19968 @ $14.15/hr. Continue into the county(ies) Sussex county DE; & Salisbury, MD-DE area. This is a temporary, full-time seasonal position from 10/01/2021 to 11/30/2021. Duties: Care for established properties with grounds maintenance equipment: cut grass/mow, weed, mulch, trim/edge, clean-up of beds (including gather & remove litter), rake, prune (trim/shape), & fertilize/apply insect control. Follow planned landscape design to plant/install: seeds, bulbs, foliage, grasses, trees, shrubs. Irrigation system start-up & winterization & other related Landscape Laborer activities as per SOC/OES 37-3011 ( 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. Terms & Conditions of Employment: $14.15/hr up to possible $18.00/hr OT $21.23/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. Cash advances may apply at employer's discretion. Possible daily/weekly hours: 7:00AM-4:30PM. 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. Transportation: Transportation and subsistence will be reimbursed (by check in 1st work week) for cost from the place from which the worker has come to work for the employer, whether in the U.S. or abroad, to the place of employment. Upon completion of the work contract or where the worker is dismissed earlier, employer will provide or pay for worker's reasonable costs of return transportation and subsistence back home or to the place the worker originally departed to work, except where the worker will not return due to subsequent employment with another employer. The amount of transportation payment or reimbursement will be equal to the most economical and reasonable common carrier for the distances involved. Daily subsistence will be provided at a rate of $13.17 per day during travel to a maximum of $55.00 per day with receipts. 3/4s Guarantee: The worker is guaranteed employment for a total number of work hours equal to at least three-fourths of the workdays of each 12-week period. Tools, equipment & supplies: All work will be done with employer provided tools, supplies and equipment without charge or deposit. Miscellaneous: Will use a single workweek as its standard for computing wages due. Wage paid every week All deductions required by law will be done by the employer. Will reimburse the H-2B worker in the first workweek for all visa, visa processing, border crossing, and other related fees, including those mandated by the government, incurred by the H-2B worker (not including passport). Optional furnished housing available to the worker at $330/month (including utilities); if housing is agreed upon by the worker, $82.50 to be deducted from worker's weekly paycheck. Optional carpool/rideshare (ride TO & FROM report to worksite) - $4/day ($20 week); carpool contribution can be paid in cash OR if requested/agreed to by the worker, deducted from worker's paycheck.


Employer Contact Information: Sposato Landscape Co., Inc. - Phone: 302-645-4773 or Email: How to apply: Inquiries, applications, indications of availability and/or resumes may be sent to the nearest DE SWA: 8 Georgetown Plaza, Ste 2, Georgetown, DE 19947 Ph: 302-856-5230. Email: (Please note: Delaware previously closed all of its centers and are providing services remotely online)..

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Job Posting: 818032

Posted On: Jul 02, 2021

Updated On: Jun 29, 2021