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Christmas Tree Worker

Mistletoe Meadows Christmas Trees

Laurel Springs, NC

$14.16 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13369829754
Email address to Apply:
mistletoem@skybest.com
Web address to Apply:
www.ncworks.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
34
Job Duties:
Christmas Tree Worker: Workers will perform heavy manual labor including but not limited to planting, cultivating, pruning, applying herbicides and insecticides, and fertilizing Christmas trees. Cut, bale and stack fresh-cut Christmas trees by hand. May make wreaths and garland/roping from cut greenery produced on the farm. Prolonged walking, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Job is outdoors and continues in all types of weather. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. All testing will occur post-hire and is not a part of the interview process. Negative result may be required post-hire and before commencing work. Must be able to lift and carry 100 lbs. repetitively throughout the workday. Must not hinder another workers productivity. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination. Though not a hiring requirement, if a worker drives a company vehicle during the period of employment then at the time of operating the company vehicle the driver must possess a valid drivers license issued by a U.S. state or foreign equivalent and operate the company vehicle in accordance with the license restrictions and vehicle classifications applicable to that license. Requires one month verifiable prior work experience pruning Christmas trees. Workers may be required to perform work that is incidental to farming the crops listed in the application. All other duties, if any assigned, will be those duties of Farm Worker, Diversified Crops, DOT code 407.687-010 (SOC (ONET/OES) code 45-2092.02). This is a very demanding and competitive business in which quality specifications must be rigorously adhered to. Sloppy work cannot and will not be tolerated. The worker understands that if he abandons his employment or is terminated for cause prior to the end of the anticipated period of employment, the worker will forfeit the guarantee and reimbursement of certain transportation costs. Excessive absences and/or tardiness cannot be tolerated and may result in termination. Daily individual work assignments, crew assignments, and location of work will be made by and at the sole discretion of the employer and/or workers supervisor. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and/or different tasks on different days. Workers will be expected to perform any of the listed duties and work on any crop as assigned by the employer and/or workers supervisor. Trabajador de Arboles de Navidad: Empleados desarrollaran trabajo manual pesado de campo incluyendo, pero no limitado a sembrar, cultivar, podar, fertilizacin, aplicar herbicidas e insecticidas de los rboles de Navidad. Cortar, bale y apilar los rboles de Navidad. Carga de los rboles de Navidad recin cortados a mano. Puede ser que trabajadores hagan coronas y guirnaldas/cuerda de recortes producidos en la granja. Se prolongada caminar, estar parado, doblado, agacharse, y estar alcanzando. El trabajo es durante todo tipde climas. Se puede solicitar a los trabajadores a someterse a pruebas de drogas y alcohol al azar
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
Special Requirements:
Prolonged walking, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Job is outdoors and continues in all types of weather. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. All testing will occur post-hire and is not a part of the interview process. Negative result may be required post-hire and before commencing work. Must be able to lift and carry 100 lbs. repetitively throughout the workday. Must not hinder another workers productivity. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination. Though not a hiring requirement, if a worker drives a company vehicle during the period of employment then at the time of operating the company vehicle the driver must possess a valid drivers license issued by a U.S.
Number of Hours Per Week:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Mistletoe Meadows Christmas Trees
Company Name:
Richard J. Freeman
Location:
Laurel Springs, NC 28644
Telephone Number:
+13369829754

Worksite

Address:
583 Burnt Hill Rd, Laurel Springs, NC 28644

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22203-370486
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/27/2022

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