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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Nursery Workers

Amigo Forestry Service, Inc.

Atmore, AL

$13.00 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14795675289
Email address to Apply:
amigoforestry@suddenlink.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
25
Job Duties:
Perform a variety of tasks to grow nursery stock. Sowing seed. Lifting and packing seedlings from nursery beds. Placing shading materials beside seedlings, netting or tubing (placing small plastic tubes over seedlings). Mulching (placing mulching materials around seedlings). Post-planting hand scalping (removing excessive vegetation around seedlings). Applying repellent or fertilizer to seedlings. Gopher baiting, and collecting fallen cones or scion (sprouts or shoots for grafting). The work requires walking over rough and uneven land, with continuous bending, crouching, stopping, and lifting. Confer with other workers to discuss issues as safety or work needs. Harvesting and packing seedlings from nursery beds and container stock. Handling of seedling container trays pre and post sow operations. Planting pine seedlings and spraying as minor activity 5%. Workers who apply for and obtain a FLC or FLCE certificate of registration with driving authorized by the USDOL Wage and Hour Division during the employment period may transport workers, count and check and may be offered additional work hours. Upon suspicion drug testing is conducted post-hire at the employer's expense and is not part of the interview process. Drug testing will be carried out equally between U.S. workers and H-2B workers at employer's expense.
Job Classification:
45-2092.01 - 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:
Requires walking over rough and uneven land, with continuous bending, crouching, stooping, and lifting. Must lift and carry 55 lbs. Comply and maintain a proactive attitude in all safety required activities, PPE usage, and guidelines set forth by said company' safety policy. Work schedule and locations dependent on weather conditions. Must pass drug screenings. Saturday work required, when necessary. Post-hire employment eligibility (e-Verify) check required of foreign and domestic workers.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Amigo Forestry Service, Inc.
Location:
Russellville, AR 72802
Telephone Number:
+14795675289

Worksite

Address:
4165 Ross Road, Atmore, AL 36502

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-400-22199-357688
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
8/1/2022

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