Temporary Seasonal job startin
This position is a full time, temporary Seasonal job starting October l, 2019, ending July 3 1, 2020. 20 POSITIONS. This ad is being placed in connection with an H-2B Labor Certification.PLANTING SEEDLING TREES IN AREAS THAT ARE DESIGNATED AS COMMERCIAL TIMBER ZONES. AS REQUIRED, THE GROUND IS PREPARED PRIOR TO THE PLANTING BY CLEARING AN AREA OF BRUSH WITH THE USE OF THE PLANTING SHOVEL, A HOLE IS THEN DUG, AND THEN THE SEEDLING TREE IS PLANTED INTO THE HOLE. ONCE THE SEEDLING IS IN THE HOLE, THE WORKER USES THE SHOVEL TO FILL THE HOLE UP WITH THE DIRT AND ENSURES THE SEEDLING IS SECURE IN BEING PLANTED BY TAMPING THE SOIL ABOUT THE NEWLY PLANTED TREE. MEASURES ARE TAKEN TO PROTECT THE SEEDLING BY SPRAYING AND/OR PLACING NETTING/TUBING AROUND THE BASE OF THE SEEDLING. THIS WILL PROTECT THE SEEDLING FROM DISEASE AND BEING EATEN BY WILDLIFE. THE WORKER MUST BE ABLE TO CARRY THE SEEDLING TREES IN A PLANTING BAG WHICH WHEN FILLED WITH SEEDLINGS CAN WEIGHT UP TO 50 POUNDS.THE WORK IS DONE IN STEEP TERRAIN THE REMOTE AREAS OF NORTHWESTERN WASHINGTON AND A FEW LOCATIONS IN EASTERN WASHINGTON. ACCESS TO THESE REMOTE AREAS IS DONE BY TRAVELING ON UNIMPROVED ROADS THAT ARE ABANDONED LOGGING ROADS. THE SLOPE OF THE PLANTING AREAS RANGE FROM 40% - 60% IN STEEPNESS. THINNING WILL BE CONDUCTED WITH THE USE OF A CHAINSAW. THE EMPLOYEE IS EXPECTED TO CARRY THE CHAINSAW, FUEL, AND OIL UP AND DOWN STEEP TERRAIN, 40%-60% IN SLOPE, CUTTING UNDESIRABLE AND DECEASED TREES, CLEARING BRUSH AND TO DO SO IN A SAFE MANNER· THE WEIGHT OF THE CHAINSAW, FUEL, AND OIL IS ABOUT 30 POUNDS. ALL MATERIAL CUT IS THEN PILED IN A PRESCRIBED MANNER FOR FUTURE DISPOSAL. A SMALL AMOUNT OF SPRAYING WILL BE CONDUCTED IN SELECTED AREAS PRIOR TO THE THINNING EFFORT.3 months experience required performing Commercial Tree Planting and/or Pre-Commercial Tree Thinning. No education required· Work will be conducted in the following counties of Washington State: Lewis, Skagit, King, Mason, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lincoln, Chelan, Clallam, Jefferson, Wahkiakum, Snohomish, Clark, Pierce, Yakima, Klickitat, Stevens, Skamania, Okanogan, Colombia, Pacific, Kittitis,Thurston, Kitsap, Whatcom, Grant, Garfield, Walla Walla, Astoin, Ferry, Pend Oreille, Spokane, San Juan and Island. The majority