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Forestry Worker

Seven Hills Forestry, LLC

Waynesboro, VA

$16.20-$26.74 per hour


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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
Duties may include: Plant seedlings/trees to reforest timberland: plant bare-root or containerized trees without J OR U root. Raise, transport, and sort seedlings to then select optimum planting location to meet shade/soil requirements. Reduce competing vegetation. Use: shovel, hoe-dad, dibblebar, hoe, or powered auger. Check equipment to ensure that it is operating properly. Incidental driving possible & other related Forestry Worker activities as per SOC/OES 45-4011 ( Piece rate MAY apply - NOT guaranteed: worker will never make less than Prevailing Wage/Federal/state/local minimum wage. Potential piece rate is in addition to the already specified hourly wage and is dependent upon meeting exact specifications: tree type, spacing, hole preparation at a possible/varying rate of $0.0325-$1.00 per tree planted. Possible weekend/holiday work. At Employer’s sole discretion: possible raises and/or bonuses based on individual factors such as work performance or skill (not guaranteed).
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:
Special Requirements:
Must be 18 due to travel. Must show proof of legal authorization to work in the United States. Drug/alcohol/tobacco free work zone. Must walk substantially (up to 15 miles/day), also stoop, bend while carrying a pack (up to 50lbs) thru rough terrain (non-trail). All applicants must be able, willing, qualified to perform work described and must be available for the entire period specified and work throughout all areas of intended employment. Based on Employer's discretion/cost: Worker may have random drug/alcohol testing during employment: positive test/refusal to abide = dismissal. Possible background check post hire at employer's expense. Outdoors, exposed to weather; must be capable of doing physically strenuous labor for long hours, occasionally in extreme heat or cold. Variable weather conditions apply; hours may fluctuate (+/-), possible downtime and/or OT.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Seven Hills Forestry, LLC
Rome, GA 30161
Telephone Number:


1620 North Delphine Avenue (Report to Work), Waynesboro, VA 22980

Job Order Details

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H&W Benefits may apply. Optional Housing available at no cost. Wage may vary. Depends on Experience.
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