Southwest Forestry, LLC

Medford, OR

H2B Available Job

Number of Workers Requested:  104

Full Time:  Yes
COMMERCIAL TREE PLANTING WILL BE CONDUCTED ON STEEP TERRAIN; 30%-50% IN SLOPE AND DONE WITH THE USE OF A PLANTING SHOVEL. THE EMPLOYEE WILL CLEAR A SPACE ON THE GROUND, DIG A HOLE, CORRECTLY PLACE THE SEEDLING TREE IN THE HOLE, ENSURING THE SEEDLING ROOTS ARE NOT IN A J OR U SHAPE, COVER THE ROOTS WITH THE SOIL, AND THEN TAMP THE SOIL AROUND THE NEWLY PLANTED SEEDLING. NETTING/TUBING MATERIAL INSTALLED AS REQUIRED. SPRAYING OF PESTICIDE FOLLOWS. THE EMPLOYEE WILL BE REQUIRED TO CARRY A PLANTING BAG WHICH WILL CONTAIN THE SEEDLINGS, COMBINED WEIGHT IS ABOUT 50-60 POUNDS, DEPENDING ON THE SIZE OF THE SEEDLINGS, UP AND DOWN THE STEEP TERRAIN IN REMOTE MOUNTAINOUS AREAS. PRE-COMMERCIAL THINNING: CUTTING OF UNDESIRABLE AND DISEASED TREES. SPRAYING VEGETATION TO ELIMINATE UNWANTED UNDERBRUSH. BRUSH CUTTING/PILING AND THE CUTTING OF LIMBS OF THE COMMERCIAL TIMBER WILL BE CONDUCTED IN ORDER TO PROMOTE THE GROWTH OF THE STANDING TIMBER. TREE LIMBS CUT AND BRUSH WILL BE PILED IN A PRESCRIBED MANNER FOR FUTURE DISPOSAL. THE THINNING WILL BE CONDUCTED WITH THE USE OF A CHAINSAW. EMPLOYEES ARE EXPECTED TO MAINTAIN THE SAW, SHARPEN THE CHAIN IN THE FIELD, MAINTAIN CORRECT FLUID LEVELS, AND PROPERLY BREAK THE SAW DOWN FOR CLEANING. THE COMBINED WEIGHT OF THE SAW, FUEL AND OIL IS APPROXIMATELY 30 LBS AND MUST BE CARRIED UP AND DOWN DIFFICULT TERRAIN RANGING FROM 30%-50% IN SLOPE. THE EMPLOYEE MUST DEMONSTRATE THAT HE CAN WORK IN A SAFE AND EFFECTIVE MANNER. ACCESS IS GAINED TO THESE REMOTE AREAS BY TRAVELING ON ABANDONED, UNNAMED OR NUMBERED, LOGGING ROADS THAT ARE MAINTAINED. WORKERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO HIKE FROM A ROAD SYSTEM TO WORKSITES THAT MAYBE LOCATED UP TO 3 MILES IN DISTANCE DUE TO THE REMOTENESS OF THE WORKSITE.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  Yes
Months of Experience Required:  3
Number of Hours Per Week:  40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  7:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  SOUTHWEST FORESTRY, LLC
Location:  MEDFORD, OR 97501
Telephone Number:  +15418420038

Worksite Address:

3761 SOUTH PACIFIC HWY #66, MEDFORD, OR 97501

Tagged as: H2B Available Jobs

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