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Large Container Shifting Laborer
Summary
Title:Large Container Shifting Laborer
ID:1177
Company:Cherrylake, Inc
Description



Large Container Shifting Laborer

JOB SUMMARY 

Workers will pot (shift) trees, straighten and align holding system to trees, consolidate, tree stand up and dump. Plant trees from the original container to a larger container; setup tree-holding systems. Lift and straighten various size container trees using mechanized equipment. During the shifting process, straighten trees, set into the holding system, fertilize and water tree. Loading and unloading of trees. Installation and replacement of irrigation lines and emitters.

10 Immediate Openings:  these are full-time permanent year round openings to be part of our core group member.

 

JOB DUTIES 

  • Maintain the high quality of shifting according to CL standards.

  • Plant 15 gallon trees or larger from original container to a larger size.

  • Setup tree-holding systems such as ropes, trellis, rebar and pipes for new trees.

  • Lift and straighten various size container trees from 15 gallon to 1400 gallon using mechanized equipment.

  • Trees need to be centered and root ball at the correct level.

  • Water trees as they are being potted.

  • Install and repair sections for planting.

  • Fertilizer plays an important part to grow a tree, fertilize according to procedures, not too much, not too little.

  • Installation and replacement of irrigation lines and emitters for new plantings or consolidation of plant material.

  • Check tractor/Volvo oil, water and fuel before starting machine.  It is the responsibility of the person operating the tractor/Volvo responsibility to make sure that the tractor is in working order.

  • Fill water coolers with ice and fresh water every morning.

  • Load cull trees onto trailers and move to the dumping area.

  • Clean up area after finishing a shift or consolidation.

  • Job duties involve standing, walking, bending, crouching, squatting, stooping, or kneel throughout the day. 

  • Lifting and or moving products and objects up to 50 lbs

  • Help crew leader get tools or fertilizer that is needed for the day.

  • Always be on time and ready to take on assignments for the day.

  • Receive and accept work assignments from your crew leader.

  • Safety is priority.  Think safety first.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Requires a minimum of 1+ months of prior experience working in a nursery, tree farm, agriculture or related field.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus but not required
  • Valid Drivers License and clean MVR a plus

HOURS OF WORK & WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Monday through  Saturday, start and end times vary depending on organizational needs. May be required to work additional hours during peak times or as needed.
  • Work can be repetitive and physically demanding, requiring frequent bending, lifting, and shoveling.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather (heat or cold), and moving mechanical equipment.

NOTICE 

CHERRYLAKE, INC. RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE JOB DESCRIPTION AND/OR REQUIRE ADDITIONAL DUTIES AT ITS DISCRETION.

DFWP, E-Verify & EOE






 

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