Superior Forestry, Inc.

Jackson, TN

H2B Available Job

Number of Workers Requested:  125

Full Time:  Yes
Under supervision, perform manual labor necessary to develop, maintain, or protect forests, forested areas, woodlands and remote utility right of ways through such activities as hand and machine planting, transporting tree seedlings, grow nursery stock, and applying herbicides. Spray or inject vegetation with herbicides to reduce competing vegetation to maintain forest tracts and to remove and to inhibit excess vegetation along power lines using backpack sprayer or other hand-held equipment. Confer with other workers to discuss issues such as safety. Plant bare-root or containerized trees using a shovel, hoe dad, dibble bar, or hoe. Transport trees in a tree bag. Dig holes at pre-determined intervals and insert seedling. Tamp soil around plant with foot and planting tool. Select optimum planting location to meet spacing, soil and shade requirements. Bare soil. Apply unrestricted repellent to seedlings under supervision of a licensed applicator. Workers who apply for and obtain an FLC or FLCE certificate of registration with driving authorized by the USDOL Wage and Hour Division during the employment period may transport workers, count and check, and may be offered additional work hours. These jobs involve propagating, protecting, and managing forest tracts. Drug free workplace. Drug testing may be conducted throughout the employment period at no cost to the worker. Employer may pay a piece rate of $15-$100 per 1000 tree seedlings 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 worker’s pay will be supplemented to increase the earnings to the equivalent hourly level. Raises and/or bonuses may be offered to any worker in the specified occupation, at the company’s sole discretion, based on individual factors including work performance, skill, and tenure.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  No
Special Requirements:  Requires physical stamina. Work is in adverse weather. Must lift and carry 50 lbs. Extensive walking over rough terrain. Production standard of 2000 trees correctly planted per 8 hour day after one week of on the job training. Work schedule and locations dependent on weather conditions. Must pass drug screenings. Overnight travel required.
Number of Hours Per Week:  40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Superior Forestry Service, Inc.
Location:  Russellville, AR 72802
Telephone Number:  +14792195263

Worksite Address:

2239 Hollywood Dr, Jackson, TN 38305

Tagged as: H2B Available Jobs

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