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General Labor
Job Code:SG40WT-2022-MB-1286
Reports To:Assistant Head Grower
Job Class:Seasonal
FLSA:Hourly/Non Exempt
Location:Watsonville, CA


  • Sticking, handling, and planting of small plant cuttings, divisions, lab cultures, and young plants in a fast environment
  • Replacing plants that do not grow with a good plant (Patching tray)
  • Clean plants in preparation for shipping
  • Hand pinch plant tips to encourage the plant to form branches
  • Use of small hand tools to perform the work
  • Ability to use legs to go over rails
  • May work in other departments as necessary, including (but not limited to) seeding, soil, sticking, trimming, plant care, weeding, etc.


Schedules:  Employee may be required to work longer hours during peak season, weekends, and holidays

Work Environment:  Characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Working near moving tables or equipment in constant motions and potentially exposed to the risk of electrical shock
  • Maintain awareness of changing floors surface conditions.  Step carefully to avoid slips and falls
  • Noise level usually moderate
  • 34-90 degree temperature-controlled environment that can be humid with alternate temperatures from cold to very warm throughout the day as well as inclement weather outdoors. (Must be prepared for these scenarios)

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities.

  • Continuously required to stand, walk, sit, use repetitive motion to hands, fingers, handle objects, tools or controls
  • Must be able to work at a fast pace and follow special instructions
  • Pushing and pulling up to 75 pounds consistently with heavier weight necessary at times in an environment that is often hot
  • Ability to physically go over greenhouse rails


Accomplish all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested; able to work and contribute as a team player