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Farm Laborer - Forestry Work

Dancing Rainbow Orchard LLC

Lisbon, NY

$16.95 per hour


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Job Description

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Job Duties:
Seasonal job in an area of Lisbon, New York working on a maple syrup and Christmas tree farm performing duties related to harvesting maple sap and Christmas trees. All tools and equipment necessary to the work will be provided by the farm owner. Workers will install, replace, maintain tubing system, 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 instillation of tubing systems in new production areas, pull taps at the end of the season and clean equipment. Workers will perform manual field work including not but not limited to planting, cultivating, harvesting/cutting and baling Christmas trees. Worker will select trees for cutting according to markings or size, species and grade and fells trees using axe or chain saw. Worker will take inventory and grade trees, prepare trees for digging by tying or wrapping as necessary. Lift, carry and load trees onto trucks for transport. Unload, move or load trees, nursery stock and/or supplies. The worker will prepare fields for planting by removing cull stock, debris, tree stumps, brush, ferns, vines and other growth from planting area using tractor, mattocks, brush hooks and/or axes. The worker will straighten, tie, prune and hand-shear tops and limb tips from Christmas trees to control growth, increase limb density and improve shape. Worker will remove weeds. 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.

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Hours listed in Section A.6 are the anticipated hours to be worked. These hours could increase or decrease based on weather conditions, crop delay, pests or disease, crop yield, available labor, and or productivity.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Dancing Rainbow Orchard LLC
Lisbon, NY 13658
Telephone Number:


10951 STATE HIGHWAY 37, Lisbon, NY 13658

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A worker can earn bonuses and/or wage increases based on performance and length of service with the employer, this benefit is at the sole discretion of the employer.
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