Nursery Yard Lead/ Wholesale Tree Farm


Twitty Nursery Inc
4815 W 7th St
Texarkana, TX 75501
United States

Industry
Landscape
Application Closing Date
1/16/2021
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of a laborer are all geared toward maintaining a clean, safe, and efficient work site while also supporting the business. The list of duties and responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following :

  • Cleaning and preparing landscaping sites
  • Loading and unloading materials and equipment
  • Unloading and organizing freight upon delivery
  • Digging trenches, compacting earth, and back-filling holes
  • Operating and tending machinery and heavy equipment
  • Following instructions from supervisors and implementing basic instructions.
  • Assisting skilled tradespeople in their duties
Job Requirements
Laborer skills and qualifications

While the job is largely physical, there is also a range of mental skills and knowledge a good laborer must possess. A few of these important qualities and skills can include but are not limited to:

Color vision: Laborers must be able to distinguish color clearly to perform their duties, such as knowing which colors of flagging used for tree identification.
Mathematics: Laborers must perform calculations every day. Math skills that are vital to laborers include addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Mechanical acuity: Laborers also must maintain and operate heavy equipment and machinery, from forklifts to skid steer and more
Stamina and endurance: laborers must conduct strenuous and physically demanding tasks for long hours and in extreme weather conditions
Strength: The lifting duties involved in the job of a laborer often require lifting and carrying weights more than 50 pounds.

Laborer education and training requirements

Formal education is not required. However, a high school diploma is not required but basic math skills are required for the job. In addition, those who work as assistants to professional tradespeople and craftspeople must have a high school education, and a background in forestry, landscaping and/or heavy equipment operation.

Laborer experience requirements

Experience is not required but preferred. Salary is based on previous relevant experience.

Driver's License Required

Safety Equipment needed: Work boots required.