|Title:||Large Container Tree Maintenance Laborer|
Prune trees correctly by applying techniques based on species tree type and Florida Grades and Standards requirements.
Staking trees with bamboo or metal using proper protocols.
Using tie tape for staking bamboo to trunk and tying leaders of trees.
Lift and straighten container trees as needed.
Check and adjust collars/wraps as needed.
Apply top-dress and sub-dress dibble fertilizer to containers.
Maintain and clean sections: weeding, remove leaf litter, suckers and trash.
Utilize various hand tools and small engine gas powered equipment.
Maintain all equipment and tools in working order.
Operation of farm tractor (earth moving equipment).
Keep work area and equipment /supplies clean and in good working order.
Adhere and implement all safety requirements and regulations.
Keep Team Leader informed of issues and challenges.
Observe safety rules at all times.
All other duties as assigned.
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.