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Pine Straw Gatherer

J & J PINE NEEDLES, LLC

Bamberg, SC

$14.76 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18033203059
Email address to Apply:
jjpineneedles@gmail.com
Web address to Apply:
jobs.scworks.org

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
100
Job Duties:
Hand raking, gathering, baling and loading of pine straw from standing pine plantation. In order to gather pine straw, workers must first manually clear the ground of underlying plants, loose branches, pine cones, and any other debris. After clearing the tract, workers rake the pine straw and deposit it into a baling box, which compresses the pine straw into bales. Workers then load the pine straw onto trucks either by hand or with a forklift. Individual pine straw workers will gather and bale approximately 200 bales of pine straw per day, covering about one-half acre of land. Must be able to lift and carry 75 lbs. Must be able to lift 75 lbs. to shoulder height repetitively throughout the work day.
Job Classification:
45-4011.00 - Forest and Conservation Workers

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:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
PROLONGED WALKING, STANDING, BENDING, STOOPING, AND REACHING. ALL WORK IS PERFORMED OUTDOORS IN THE FOREST DURING ALL TYPES OF WEATHER CONDITIONS. WORKERS MAY BE REQUESTED TO SUBMIT TO RANDOM DRUG OR ALCOHOL TESTS AT NO COST TO THE WORKER. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUEST OR TESTING POSITIVE MAY RESULT IN IMMEDIATE TERMINATION. NEGATIVE RESULT REQUIRED BEFORE COMMENCING WORK. MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT AND CARRY 75 LBS. MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT 75 LBS. TO SHOULDER HEIGHT REPETITIVELY THROUGHOUT THE WORKING DAY.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
J & J PINE NEEDLES, LLC
Location:
Heath Springs, SC 29058
Telephone Number:
+18033203059

Worksite

Address:
243 Spencer Rd, Bamberg, SC 29003

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-400-22199-359816
Multiple Worksites:
Yes
Additional Wage Information:
Employer may offer a piece rate of $1.00 per raked, tied and loaded bale of pine straw. Raises, bonuses, and/or incentive pay may be offered at the employer’s sole discretion based on individual factors including but not limited to work performance, skill and tenure
Date Posted:
8/2/2022

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