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Nursery Worker

Superior Forestry Service, Inc.

Hazlehurst, MS

$13.47 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14792195263
Email address to Apply:
personnel@superiorforestry.com
Web address to Apply:
mdes.ms.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
25
Job Duties:
Manually plant seeds, cultivate and harvest pine seedlings. Plant seeds into containers to grow plug seedling. Use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; or cleaning, grading, sorting, packing and loading harvested products. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities. As per SOC/OES 45-2092. 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. Drug testing will be carried out equally between U.S. workers and H-2B workers at employer's expense.
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
Special Requirements:
Requires walking over rough and uneven land with continuous bending, crouching, stooping, and lifting. Lift and carry trays of containerized seedlings weighing up to 55 lbs. Work schedule and locations dependent on weather conditions. Must pass drug screenings.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Superior Forestry Service, Inc.
Location:
Russellville, AR 72802
Telephone Number:
+14792195263

Worksite

Address:
1032 Camp Lane, Hazlehurst, MS 39083

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-400-22215-393701
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Raises and/or bonuses may be offered based on individual factors including work performance, skill, and tenure.
Date Posted:
8/11/2022

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