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Maple Tree Farm Laborer

Forest and Sugarbush Management, LLC

Big Six Township, ME

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14182214761
Email address to Apply:
fasmllc@outlook.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
SEASONAL, FULL TIME, JOB IN A REMOTE AREA OF NORTHERN MAINE WORKING ON A MAPLE SYRUP FARM, PERFORMING DUTIES RELATED TO HARVESTING MAPLE SAP. ALL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT NECESSARY TO THE WORK WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE FARM OWNER. WORKERS WILL INSTALL, REPLACE, MAINTAIN TUBING SYSTEMS, TAP MAPLE TREES, EVALUATE HEALTH OF SUGAR MAPLES FOR POTENTIAL SAP PRODUCTION AND MONITOR SAP FLOW LEVEL IN TUBING. WORKERS WILL USE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT TO GAIN ACCESS TO NEW CROPS OF TREES, TO FACILITATE THE INSTALLATION OF TUBING SYSTEMS IN NEW PRODUCTION AREAS, PULL TAPS AT THE END OF THE SEASON AND CLEAN EQUIPMENT. THIS IS OUTDOOR WORK PERFORMED IN PART DURING HARSH WINTER TEMPERATURES AND CONDITIONS AND INCLUDES EXTENSIVE WALKING AND FREQUENT STOOPING.
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:
No
Special Requirements:
NONE.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Forest and Sugarbush Management, LLC
Location:
Big Six Township, ME 04945
Telephone Number:
+14182214761

Worksite

Address:
9 Saint-Aurelie Road, Big Six Township, ME 04945

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22206-372802
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
8/24/2022

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