Production 1

Department:             Color Production Maintenance

Reports To:               Color Production Maintenance Supervisor

FLSA Status:             Non-exempt

Please apply in person:  Altman Specialty Plants, 14095 North Peyton Hwy, Peyton, CO 80831

Summary

Participates in horticultural activities under close supervision on acreage, in nursery, or in environmentally controlled structure such as greenhouse by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities:

Planting in Pots and containers
Moving and spacing plants
Pinching or pruning plants
Irrigating plants
Selecting and collecting plants for harvest
Removing weeds from plants
Applying fertilizers to plants
Cleaning plants
Applying labels to plants
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.

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 frequently required to walk on uneven ground.  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.

Contact Information

To apply please resume to hr@altmanplants.com