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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Agriculture, Forestry

The Forest Farmers, LLC

Marshfield, VT

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18024262121
Email address to Apply:
andrew@theforestfarmers.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
3
Job Duties:
All applicants must be able, willing, and qualified to perform the work described in this job description and must be available for the entire period of employment specified in box A.3 & A.4. This work order is for qualified people with 2 months prior experience performing agricultural work and working in a commercial scale maple sugaring operation. Workers must be willing to work in cold weather as low as 15 degrees and work on snow covered ground up to 1 foot. Workers will use precision tree-sap tapping equipment, operate agricultural equipment to include tractor with loader and rear mounted attachments, pick-up truck; and chainsaw. This position involves precision coring of "tap-holes" in trees; precision insertion and setting of spouts; crimping, cutting, and connecting food-grade flexible pvc tubing; and installation and repairing of various diameter food-grade flexible pvc pipe/tubing (up to 2').Work requires long periods of standing, bending and kneeling. Workers must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds and be available to work Monday through Saturday. The employer will provide 1 days of training and allow 2 days of work for the worker to satisfactorily perform all duties in this job order. Employer will furnish to workers without cost all tools and equipment required to perform duties assigned. Worker will be given 30 minutes for lunch. Beginning and ending times will vary depending on the conditions in the sugarbush. Workers must be able to take direction in simple English.
Job Classification:
45-2099.00 - Agricultural Workers, All Other

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.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
2
Number of Hours Per Week:
65
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
The Forest Farmers, LLC
Company Name:
The Forest Farmers, LLC
Location:
Marshfield, VT 05658
Telephone Number:
+18024262121

Worksite

Address:
1333 Railroad Bed East, Marshfield, VT 05658

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22171-296448
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/14/2022

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