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Maple Tree Farm Laborer

Gold Sugar Bush, Inc.

Somerset County, ME

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12074318068
Email address to Apply:
goldsugarbush@outlook.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
8
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 NEW 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 ACCESS TREES, TO GAIN ACCESS TO NEW CROPS OF TREES, TO FACILITATE THE INSTALLATION OF ADDITIONAL 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:
See Addendum C
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Gold Sugar Bush, Inc.
Location:
Newark, DE 19713
Telephone Number:
+12074318068

Worksite

Address:
407B Road St-Just, mile 11, Somerset County, ME 00000

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22276-505800
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
10/26/2022

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