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; enhance growth. Trim trees or other vegetation; cut trees or logs. Fight forest fires or perform prescribed burning tasks under the direction of fire suppression officers or forestry technicians (suppression: such as constructing fire breaks or disposing of brush, lop/scatter), incidental driving & other related Forestry Worker activities as per SOC/OES 45-4011 (onetonline.org). Possible weekend/holiday work.
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. Based on Employer’s discretion/cost: Worker may have random drug/alcohol testing during employment: positive test/ refusal to abide = dismissal. 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 OT. *** MUST HAVE 3 MONTHS COMMERCIAL BRUSHSAW/CHAINSAW EXPERIENCE. ***
Number of Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule (Start/End time): 6:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.