Mendiola Forestry Services LLC
H2B Available Job
Number of Workers Requested: 20
Full Time: Yes
Manual itinerant work to hand plant tree seedlings and perform pre-commercial thinning to reforest and maintain timberlands. Plant bare-root or containerized trees using a shovel, hoe dad, dibble bar, or hoe. Transport trees in a tree bag. Select optimum planting location to meet spacing, soil, and shade requirements. Dig holes at pre-determined intervals and insert seedling. Tamp soil around plant with foot and planting tool. Use a chainsaw, brush blade, or other hand-held equipment to remove excess trees and other vegetation. Determine which immature trees to leave for accelerated growth, depending on spacing, species, size, freedom from disease or other defect, and possible damage to remaining trees. Cut brush and other vegetation. Use a backpack sprayer or other hand held tools to spray or inject herbicides to reduce competing vegetation. Mark boundary lines. Workers who apply for and obtain, or currently hold a 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. Employer may pay piece rates of $0.03 per tree planted correctly, $35.00 – $60.00 per acre thinned correctly and, $50.00 per mile to mark boundary lines; but not less than $14.02 in GA, $16.20 in AL, LA, TX and MS, $19.28 in FL, $23.76 in OK and AR, or applicable piece rate, 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.
Experience Required: No
Special Requirements: Requires physical stamina. 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. Production standard of 3000 tree seedlings planted correctly per eight hour day after one week of on the job training.Employer provided uniforms are to be worn at all worksites.
Number of Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule (Start/End time): 7:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Company Name: Mendiola Forestry Services, LLC
Location: Warren, AR 71671
Telephone Number: +18708201312
5 Cloverhill Drive, Warren, AR 71671