Nursery Yard Lead/ Wholesale Tree Farm

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

Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
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.