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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Forestry Worker

Novak Family Farm

Natchez, MS

$13.67 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16018072120
Email address to Apply:
lnovak_25@hotmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by the supervisor. Applicants must be 18 years or older. Must be able to obtain a driver's license within 30-90 days of hire. Entry level, no experience required, work under close supervision. Marking danger trees and logs to be harvested, limbing standing or downed trees. Inspecting timber for disease and insects, and using trimming tools from ground, cut away dead or excess branches from trees in order to maintain overall health of trees, and other work on and around the farm as needed. May assist in routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment used each day. General Specifications and Physical Requirements of the Job: The majority of the workday is spent on ones feet and outdoors. Workers must be able to climb, stand, sit, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist), push, pull, reach and lift. Work is performed outdoors and involves exposure to sun, wind, rain, soil, mud, dust, heat, cold and other natural elements. Worker must be able to withstand working in the direct sunlight and weather conditions ranging from hot and humid weather, moderate rain and cold while performing their required job duties. Hours and days of work may vary due to weather conditions. The employer will furnish, without cost, all tools, supplies, or equipment required in the performance of work. Crews will be responsible for vehicles, tools, and equipment assigned to them. Deductions will be taken for lost tools, misuse causing damage, and destruction of tools and equipment. Vehicles must be kept clean and deductions will be made for necessary cleaning, damage due to misuse, and reckless operations. Must be able to lift a minimum of 75 lbs. Employer reserves the right to require random drug screening of employees at the employer’s expense. Applicants found to be under the influence of drugs and are unable to provide documentation from a medical professional, will be immediately terminated out of concern for workplace safety, and paid for all hours worked between the first date of employment and the date of termination, if any. In the case of a foreign worker who is terminated for cause resulting from findings of the drug screen, the employer will arrange least-cost transportation to the worker's place of recruitment, at the worker's expense. Employer may require a background check prior to employee’s first day of work at employer’s expense. Employees who fail to meet employer’s criminal background policy will be subject to dismissal and paid for all hours worked between the first date of employment and the date of termination, if any. In the case of a foreign worker who is terminated for cause resulting from findings of the background check, the employer will arrange least-cost transportation to the worker's place of recruitment, at the worker's expense. Proper work attire is required. No personal cell phone usage on the job. Cell phone use should be limited to contact with the supervisor and other employees as necessary to perform job duties. After worker has completed 50% of the work contract period, employer will reimburse worker for the cost of transportation to the place of recruitment. Upon arrival to the place of employment, workers who provide receipts for meals and non-alcoholic beverages in excess of $15.46 will be reimbursed during the first pay period, up to the maximum of $59.00 per 24-hour period of travel from the place of recruitment to the place of employment (if it is the prevailing practice). Due to subsequent employment with another employer who agrees to pay such costs, in which the employer will only pay for the transportation and subsistence to the next job. The amount of the transportation payment will be equal to the most economical and reasonably similar common carrier transportation charges for the distance involved.
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
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Novak Family Farm
Location:
Natchez, MS 39120
Telephone Number:
+16016603260

Worksite

Address:
52 Hedges Plantation Place, Natchez, MS 39120

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23296-450056
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/13/2023

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