Production

Summary

Prepares soil and growing media, cultivates, and participates in planting activities under close supervision by performing the following duties.  Participates in pruning, spacing, pinching, watering, cleaning or consolidating of plant material.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Hauls and spreads topsoil, fertilizer and other materials.

Plants, weeds and waters plants.

Ties, bunches, wraps and packs flowers and plants to fill orders.

Cuts, clips, pinches, sweeps, cleans, moves plants to optimize growth.

All other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education and/or Experience

No prior experience or training.

Language Skills

Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.  Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. 

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.  Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables. 

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 enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk. The employee is frequently required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To apply, please email Erika Barajas at hr@altmanplants.com

Contact Information

Email: hr@altmanplants.com
Mailing Address:
3742 Bluebird Canyon Road, Vista, CA 92084