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Spring and Summer Work On a Tree Farm

Listing Number: 5326
City/Town: Campbell River
Start Date: March 27
Wage Comment: $13.27 plus piece rate, see text body for details
Hours: Full Time Available, Flex Time Available
Duties:

Join the Forest Nursery Team @ PRT Campbell River!

Now hiring NURSERY WORKERS for SPRING & SUMMER WORK!
Make decent money and meet new friends helping us create the next generation of forests.

Hours of Work / Compensation:

•Piece work thinning: individuals earn an average of $16.50/hour, but motivated and efficient workers have no upper limit on piece earnings
•Hourly wages start at $12.65 per hour and over time can go up to $21.43 per hour with full benefits as an experienced forest nursery employee
•Thinning runs March - July with opportunities to join other projects on a seasonal basis throughout the year and become part of the union crew
•Spring hours 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday
•Summer hours 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday to Friday
•Flex time available to accommodate employees with young families or second jobs i.e. 9:00 am to 2:00 pm or just a few days a week

Requirements:

What You Need to be a Successful Applicant:

•A good attitude towards work and a passion for the environment
•Must be able to deal with the elements; both indoor & outdoor work
•Work is meticulous; requires sharp eyesight and high manual dexterity
•Gear required: raingear, sun hat, sunglasses, non-slip footwear, water bottle, gloves, layers to deal with the heat and the cold
•Reliable personal transportation is essential as we are a 15 minute drive from downtown Campbell River and there is no public transit service
•Must be able to pass a functional abilities test: lift, pull, push minimum 50lbs

Company Name: PRT Growing Services LTD
Contact: Alisdair MacLeod
Phone Number: 2502861224
Address: 3820 Snowden Road
Notes: How to apply: •Call our Operations Manager Alisdair to set up an interview: 1-250-286-1224 ext.3 or Submit your resume to alisdair.macleod@prt.com Strictly NO drop in visits. Set up an appointment before heading up to the farm.