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Christmas Tree Farm Laborer

E-Clan, Inc.

Clear Lake, MN

$17.34 per hour


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Workers will plant cultivate and harvest farm grown Christmas trees. Workers will plant new seedlings. Will dig cut and harvest trees weighing up to 100 lbs. Will use skid loader and trucks to dig and haul trees. Will also haul and lift trees manually. Will prune and shear trees and remove brush weeds and other growth from planting area using hand tools. Harvesting activities include pre harvest preparation harvest and post harvest work. Will shear and prune trees to improve shape and modify height and width to make trees marketable. Will use shearing blades and or pruning clippers as directed by supervisor using extreme care not to damage trees. Workers will select trees under the direction of supervisor will cut drag and haul trees to staging and loading area. May use a chainsaw or ax to cut trees. May load trees onto mechanical bailer and lift and load trees onto trucks and trailers. Must use care in transporting and handling trees so as not to damage trees or tree limbs. Workers with truck and tractor experience will likely operate skid loaders to dig and transport trees. Employer does not require drivers license. Employees with drivers license may drive trucks necessary for transport of trees. Merit based pay increases will be reserved at the sole discretion of the employer. Working Conditions: Work is performed in all weather conditions. Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds. Must be prepared to work in a physically demanding environment on daily basis. 95% of work is performed in an outdoor environment. Tools and Equipment: Employer will furnish, without charge, all tools, supplies, and equipment required in the performance of the specified work.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

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E-Clan, Inc.
Clear Lake, MN 55319
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12946 47th Street, Clear Lake, MN 55319

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