Job Duties: Duties may include: Raising & Transporting seedlings, sort tree seedlings, discarding substandard seedlings, according to standard charts or verbal instructions. Plant: Seedlings/trees, Spray or inject vegetation with insecticides to kill insects or to protect against disease or with herbicides to reduce competing vegetation, or to enhance growth. Trim trees or other vegetation; cut trees or logs. Pile, chip or lop & Scatter created slash. Maintain equipment to be used in the field. Under the direction of fire suppression officers or forestry technicians: fight forest fires or perform prescribed burning tasks, fire protection and or suppression via clearing/disposing of brush, piling and digging line/construction fire breaks. Incidental driving & other related Forestry Worker activities as per SOC/OES 45-4011 (onetonline.org). Possible weekend/holiday work.
Job Classification: Forest and Conservation Workers
The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.
Experience Required: Yes
Months of Experience Required: 3
Special Requirements: Must be 18 due to travel. Must show proof of legal authorization to work in the United States. Drug/alcohol/tobacco free work zone. Must walk substantially (up to 15 miles/day), also stoop, bend while carrying a pack (up to 50lbs) thru rough terrain (non-trail). All applicants must be able, willing, qualified to perform work described and must be available for the entire period specified and work throughout all areas of intended employment. Possible background check post hire at employer’s expense. Outdoors, exposed to weather; must be capable of doing physically strenuous labor for long hours, occasionally in extreme heat or cold. Variable weather conditions apply; hours may fluctuate (+/-), possible downtime and/or overtime. *Must have 3 months Commercial Brushsaw/Chainsaw Experience.*
Number of Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule (Start/End time): 6:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.