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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Forest and Conservation Worker

NA

MEDFORD, OR

$14.31-$20.07 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15418420038
Email address to Apply:
silvestre.bazan541@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
104
Job Duties:
COMMERCIAL TREE PLANTING WILL BE CONDUCTED ON STEEP TERRAIN; 30%-50% IN SLOPE AND DONE WITH THE USE OF A PLANTING SHOVEL. THE EMPLOYEE WILL CLEAR A SPACE ON THE GROUND, DIG A HOLE, CORRECTLY PLACE THE SEEDLING TREE IN THE HOLE, ENSURING THE SEEDLING ROOTS ARE NOT IN A J OR U SHAPE, COVER THE ROOTS WITH THE SOIL, AND THEN TAMP THE SOIL AROUND THE NEWLY PLANTED SEEDLING. NETTING/TUBING MATERIAL INSTALLED AS REQUIRED. SPRAYING OF PESTICIDE FOLLOWS. THE EMPLOYEE WILL BE REQUIRED TO CARRY A PLANTING BAG WHICH WILL CONTAIN THE SEEDLINGS, COMBINED WEIGHT IS ABOUT 50-60 POUNDS, DEPENDING ON THE SIZE OF THE SEEDLINGS, UP AND DOWN THE STEEP TERRAIN IN REMOTE MOUNTAINOUS AREAS. PRE-COMMERCIAL THINNING: CUTTING OF UNDESIRABLE AND DISEASED TREES. SPRAYING VEGETATION TO ELIMINATE UNWANTED UNDERBRUSH. BRUSH CUTTING/PILING AND THE CUTTING OF LIMBS OF THE COMMERCIAL TIMBER WILL BE CONDUCTED IN ORDER TO PROMOTE THE GROWTH OF THE STANDING TIMBER. TREE LIMBS CUT AND BRUSH WILL BE PILED IN A PRESCRIBED MANNER FOR FUTURE DISPOSAL. THE THINNING WILL BE CONDUCTED WITH THE USE OF A CHAINSAW. EMPLOYEES ARE EXPECTED TO MAINTAIN THE SAW, SHARPEN THE CHAIN IN THE FIELD, MAINTAIN CORRECT FLUID LEVELS, AND PROPERLY BREAK THE SAW DOWN FOR CLEANING. THE COMBINED WEIGHT OF THE SAW, FUEL AND OIL IS APPROXIMATELY 30 LBS AND MUST BE CARRIED UP AND DOWN DIFFICULT TERRAIN RANGING FROM 30%-50% IN SLOPE. THE EMPLOYEE MUST DEMONSTRATE THAT HE CAN WORK IN A SAFE AND EFFECTIVE MANNER. ACCESS IS GAINED TO THESE REMOTE AREAS BY TRAVELING ON ABANDONED, UNNAMED OR NUMBERED, LOGGING ROADS THAT ARE MAINTAINED. WORKERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO HIKE FROM A ROAD SYSTEM TO WORKSITES THAT MAYBE LOCATED UP TO 3 MILES IN DISTANCE DUE TO THE REMOTENESS OF THE WORKSITE.
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
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
SOUTHWEST FORESTRY, LLC
Location:
MEDFORD, OR 97501
Telephone Number:
+15418420038

Worksite

Address:
3761 SOUTH PACIFIC HWY #66, MEDFORD, OR 97501

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-400-22215-395219
Multiple Worksites:
Yes
Additional Wage Information:
Wage rate depends upon in which county the work is performed
Date Posted:
8/18/2022

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