OPS Greenhouse Worker

Apply now Job no: 525988
Work type: Temp Part-Time
Location: Polk
Categories: Agriculture Operations
Department:60730000 - AG-CREC-LAKE ALFRED

Classification Title:

OPS Greenhouse Worker

Job Description:

Duties include:

  • Hand watering and fertigation of citrus and tobacco plants
  • Safe operation of gator/golf cart for transferring racks of plants between growth rooms, grafting areas and greenhouses
  • Scout for insect pests; manually remove snowscale and mealy bugs as needed.
  • Occasional trimming of small citrus seedlings
  • Repotting citrus plants
  • Safe operation of a soil sterilizer for sterilizing potting soil
  • Planting tobacco seedlings
  • Washing citrus pots for reuse
  • Cleaning and maintaining an orderly greenhouse and plant lab work area
  • Must be able to work in varied weather conditions including heat and rain
  • Training provided for proper disposal of CTV and HLB-infected plant material.
  • Experience working with plants in a greenhouse/nursery environment preferred
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 lb bags of soil, fertilizer and lime
  • Willingness to work an occasional weekend day for a few hours

Hours are 8:00am-12:00am with some flexibility. 

Expected Salary:

 $12.00 - $15.00 Hour (Depending on Experience)

Minimum Requirements:

An ideal candidate will have experience working in a greenhouse or plant nursery.

Preferred Qualifications:


Special Instructions to Applicants:


Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:  Yes


Advertised: Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Eastern Daylight Time

Back to search results Apply nowRefer a friend

Send me jobs like these

We will email you new jobs that match this search.