Job Duties: Duties may include: Workers will perform tree planting using hoedads, shovels, dibble bars, &/or work on an auger crew as either: scalper; augerman; or planter. Work includes selecting plantable spot, clearing debris from spot, opening hole for seedling, planting and filling/firming soil around roots, smoothing the ground surface. Work includes helping with the handling of seedlings, bagging up seedlings, dipping seedlings in water, clean-up of job site. Once planting season is over, workers will be involved in hand cutting work for woody fuels reduction, density management, habitat improvement and similar Forestry treatments. Chainsaw and hand tools are used. Some slash piling work may also be performed & 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.
Special Requirements: Must be 18 due to government contracts. 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. 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.
Number of Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule (Start/End time): 7:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.