Matthews Timberland Service, Inc.

Castalia, NC

H2B Available Jobs

Number of Workers Requested:  60

Manual itinerant work to hand plant tree seedlings to reforest croplands or recently-harvested forestlands. Plant trees at desired spacing and tree count as directed. Walk over tracts of land carrying a bag of tree seedlings that are 6″ to 30 ” tall on waist and use a special shovel-like tool (“dibble bar” or “hoe dad”) to dig and cover a hole into which each seedlings’ roots are buried. Communicate with other crew members about work progress and safety. Sort tree seedlings, discarding substandard seedlings, according to standard charts or verbal instructions. These jobs involve propagating, protecting, and managing forest tracts. Workers who apply for and obtain an FLC or FLC employee certificate of registration with driving authorization by the USDOL Wage and Hour Division during the employment period may transport workers, count and check and may be offered additional work hours. Employer may pay piece rates of $0.03 per tree planted correctly or the prevailing wage in the area of intended employment, whichever is higher. If a piece rate does not result in average hourly piece rate earnings during the pay period at least equal to the amount the worker would have earned had the worker been paid at the hourly rate, the workers pay will be supplemented to increase the earnings to the equivalent hourly level.

Job Requirements

Special Requirements:  Must be 18 years or older. Requires physical stamina and endurance. Requires agility to climb over downed brush, while carrying a tree bag and tool. Must lift and carry 50 lbs. Extensive walking over rough terrain. Work is in adverse weather. Work schedule and locations dependent on weather conditions. Overnight travel required. A minimum production standard of 1,625 tree seedlings planted correctly per 6.5 hour day after one week of on the job training.
Number of Hours Per Week:  39
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  8:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Matthews Timberland Service, Inc.
Location:  CastaliaNC 27816
Telephone Number:  +12524593283


Address:  6381 Race Track Rd.
        Castalia, NC 27816

Tagged as: H2B Available Jobs

For H2 Jobs, upload DOL Job Order: Mathews-Timberland.pdf
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