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Summer Nursery Assistant - Seedway - Hall, NY

 

Seedway is headquartered in Hall, New York with branches in Pennsylvania, Florida, Vermont, Maine, and New York. Seedway has about 220 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 15,000 customers. The cooperative does business in farm, vegetable, and turf seed. Seedway is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

Responsible for performing summer outdoor field work maintaining the seed and corn nursery stock.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Ear bagging seed corn.

 

Assisting with hybrid cross-pollination.

 

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

 

May be required to drive on company business.

 

Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.

 

Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.

 

Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

 

Must be able to work hours beyond those considered “normal” to meet seasonal demands.

 

Occasionally exposed to: 

  • Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)

 

Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position. 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

 


Nearest Major Market: Rochester

Job Segment: Part Time