Production 1 Cactus Production

Summary

Participates in activities of horticulture under close supervision in the field, in nurseries, and within controlled environment structures such as greenhouses, performing the following


tasks and essential responsibilities:

  • Planting in pots and containers
  • Move and space plants
  • Prune plants by hand or with garden shears
  • Water plants
  • Select and collect plant cuttings for harvest
  • Remove weed plants
  • Apply fertilizer to plants
  • Clean plants
  • Apply labels to plants


Other tasks will be assigned as required

Planting in pots in the fields
Accommodating 1, 2, 5 and 15 gallons pots
Planting quarters pots on the ground if a plant
Planting of quarters pots on a table if it is 5 cuts
Created potted gardens of 12 “, 14”, 18 “, 21”, etc., while standing on a table.
Collect 1, 2, 5, 10 and 15 gallons plants to fulfill orders
Make cuttings of mother plants while squatting on the floor
Transplanting standing in a pot to another over trailers
Removing grass and making room while crouched over pots

Do not bring food and/or beverages because they can attract insects and viruses to the plants in the work area. Especially containing sweeteners such as sodas, sports drinks (Gatorade), etc.
Morning breaks are between 8:00 am and 8:10 am.
Lunch is from 10:00 am to 10:30 am.
Afternoon breaks are 20 minutes long, between 1:00 pm and 1:20 pm


Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential task successfully. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and / or skills required. It may make reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of his post.

Education and / or Experience

No previous experience or training is required.


Language Proficiency

Ability to read words with a limited number two or three syllables and recognize similarities and differences between words and between sets of numbers. Ability to write and speak simple sentences.


Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense to understand how to perform simple one or two steps. Ability to handle situations with occasional or non-existent standardized variables.


Physical demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job. It may make reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks of this position.

To perform the essential functions of this job, the employee is required to stand, use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is required to frequently walk on uneven floor. The employee is required to frequently seat, lean forward, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and / or move 25 pounds. The specific skills that this job requires vision 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 during the performance of the essential functions of this job. It may make reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks of this position.

During the performance of this work, the employee is regularly exposed to mechanical moving parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to vapors or particles suspended in the air; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate by.

To apply, please email Marlene Simental at msimental@altmanplants.com

Contact Information

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