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SCI Shared Resources, LLC Horticulture Worker in Hughson, California

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Prepare and care for the growth of seasonal plantings from plugs or bulb to botanical in the greenhouse. Installs and maintains plants in cemetery grounds.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Horticulture

  • Perform manual labor in the care and growth of plugs and bulbs into botanicals in preparations for seasonal plantings. Label seedlings/plants for accurate identification of floral type and color, waters, and fertilizes. Propagates plants through life cycle transferring to appropriate container size, removing damages or unsightly foliage, and keeping plantings free from disease and insects, and oriented to proper light. Maintains a clean and orderly workspace.

  • Loads vehicles with plantings, tools, dirt, and fertilizer for plantings. Review planting requests and delivers materials to appropriate location. Drives cautiously to prevent damage to surroundings; may adjust deliveries to respect burials and visitors. Washes and maintains vehicles in working order; identifies issues to management

  • Till and prepare soil for seasonal botanical plantings and removes prior plantings. Manually digs trenches or holes for plantings. Installs plantings or bulbs at designated gravesite or area. Maintains equipment and tools.

  • Maintains, prunes, and deadheads botanicals as needed to promote flowering and appearance. May pull and remove weeds. May lay sod.

  • Seasonally apply or remove winter grave blankets.

MINIMUM Requirements

Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

Experience

  • Professional or personal experience in floriculture, horticulture, and/or design is desired but not required

Ability

  • Operate company owned four-wheeled vehicles to transport plants, dirt, and tools.

WORK CONDITIONS

When considering the work environment associated with this job, the following factors may apply:

  • Environment - Work is primarily outdoors

  • Postures – Frequent continuous sitting, kneeling, or standing up to 6 hours per day; frequent bending and stooping

  • Physical Demands – Physical effort requiring manual dexterity is required, to dig and plant seedlings and plants, ability to lift and carry plants, dirt, and fertilizers weighing up to 50 lbs.

  • Hours – May work beyond standard hours or schedule as business needs arise

Postal Code: 95326

Category (Portal Searching): Technical and Trade

Job Location: US-CA - Hughson