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Christmas Tree Farmworker

Weir Tree Farms LLC

Colebrook, NH

$17.80 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
Prune and pull cut Christmas trees to end of row or to assigned area. Load trees onto trailer and unload trees placing into piles as instructed. Shear trees with proper taper for quality. Shake and bale trees. Remove tree stumps and debris from fields. Tie/position trees by tying or wrapping as necessary. Pack, label, tag, pull, and sort trees. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, and other manual tasks. Use hand tools including but not limited to rakes, hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, brush hooks, axes, saws, chainsaws, and knives. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Clean/sanitize fields, work areas, and equipment. Maintain and repair equipment. As a minor activity, workers may prepare fields/soil for planting, transplant, train, trim, shear, space, and cull trees and/or plants to ensure availability of marketable products. Stacking firewood, and picking cones off Christmas trees. Licensed drivers may drive trucks or other vehicles to haul crops, supplies, tools, or farm workers on or off the farm, and may be offered additional hours. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker's Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. TERMINATION. Prior to any termination for cause, employer evaluates workers' performance of required tasks and compliance with Work Rules and other employer policies. Employer may terminate a worker for cause if the worker's performance consistently and/or substantially fails to satisfy the employer's reasonable expectations (in accordance with the criteria set forth herein), or otherwise engages in serious or egregious misconduct that endangers health, safety, or property. In assessing whether workers' performance meets reasonable expectations, employer evaluates, among other reasonable criteria, whether the worker: (1) has adequately complied with the Work Rules and any other policies or procedures; (2) has complied with all health and safety guidelines, including the use of tools or equipment in accordance with best practices to protect the employer's property, crops, and in a manner that avoids injury or damage; (3) has treated company property (tools, equipment, crops, fixtures, etc.), with care and respect, avoiding damage or improper cleanliness or maintenance standards; (4) has timely and consistently followed instructions duly communicated by supervisors, crew leaders, and management personnel; (5) has complied with the employer's quality control standards for ensuring a marketable product; (6) is not repeatedly tardy or absent, has reported to work at the time and place instructed, and remained at work for the agreed-upon work hours, unless such absence was excused or the worker timely communicated and sought approval for any deviation from such schedule;
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:
Special Requirements:
Work outside in inclement weather including wet, cold and rainy conditions. Walk, bend, stoop and reach repetitively. Lift, carry and load up to 50 lbs. Must be 18 years of age.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Weir Tree Farms LLC
Colebrook, NH 03576
Telephone Number:


679 East Colebrook Road, Colebrook, NH 03576

Job Order Details

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