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Christmas Tree Farm Field Worker

Shatley Farms, LLC

Jefferson, NC

$14.16 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13369829462
Email address to Apply:
shatleyfarms@skybest.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
80
Job Duties:
Planting, cultivating and harvesting Christmas Evergreen trees. Removing brush, ferns and other unwanted growth from the planting areas using tractors, mattocks, and brush hooks. Scattering fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides over planted area by hand or other manual means. Planting seedlings using mattock or dribble. Shearing tree tops and limb tips from trees as specified by a farm supervisor directions. Felling trees using an axe or chainsaw. Move trees from the field to central loading areas. Dragging the felled trees weighing 50 to 100 lbs from the cutting area to bailing location. Will load trees onto trucks for transport, and all other duties required for farming operation. Previous work experience is preferred with a minimum of one month experience in Christmas tree farming activities. Employees may be required to submit to random drug testing, at no cost to the employee, on a random basis at post hire and is not a part of the interview process.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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:
1
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Shatley Farms, LLC
Company Name:
Shatley Farms, LLC
Location:
Jefferson, NC 28640
Telephone Number:
+13369829462

Worksite

Address:
3509 US Hwy 221 N, Jefferson, NC 28640

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22200-362012
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/21/2022

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