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Trimmer/Climber

at Asplundh Tree Expert, LLC. in Maumelle, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Trimmer/Climber.  20 temporary/full-time positions with Asplundh Tree Expert, LLC - AR  from 4/1/2022 - 12/31/2022.

Trims and/or removes trees by climbing with aid of safety belt, climbing line, powerered trimmer lifter truck, or works from the ground using hand or power saws, pruners, clippers to  maintain right-of-way for roads, sidewalks, or utilities, or to improve appearance, health, and value of tree. Cuts branches/trunk sections and drops or lowers these to ground with lines.  Clean up debris using a wood chipper and wedges/chainsaw. Spray stumps/brush to prevent further growth. Clean, sharpen, and lubricate tools and equipment.

Must lift/carry 50 lbs., when necessary.  Saturday work required, when necessary.  Employer-paid drug testing required of foreign and domestic workers prior to commencing work and post-hire at random, upon suspicion of use, and post-accident. Post-hire employment eligibility (e-Verify) check required of foreign and domestic workers.  Post-hire skill rating test required for additional salary increases for foreign and domestic workers. Average tree height is 60-70 feet.

Requires six  months  of tree trimming/climbing experience.

Employer pays in advance or reimburses workers in the first workweek for all government-mandated and visa-related fees (excluding passport fees). For non-local workers (i.e., residing outside normal commuting distance), employer will reimburse inbound travel costs not already paid in advance no later than upon completion of the first half of the contract (the 50 percent point). Inbound travel includes transportation costs from worker’s permanent residence or place of recruitment to the place of employment, a daily subsistence for meals, and reasonable lodging costs, if applicable. Subsistence reimbursements based on rates specified in the Federal Register (currently $13.17 per day minimum, or $55.00 per day maximum for workers with acceptable receipts). Transportation reimbursements based on worker’s actual cost, not to exceed the most economical common carrier transportation costs for distances involved. Employer provides or pays outbound travel costs to same workers upon completion of the contract period or early dismissal, except where the worker has subsequent employment.

Employer guarantees to offer hours equal to at least three-fourths of the workdays in each 12-week period of the total contract period, beginning with the first workday after the worker arrives at the place of employment and ending on the contract end date or any extension thereof. Employer may count all hours worked, as well as any hours offered within the standard work schedule that a worker chooses to not work, up to the maximum number of daily hours on the job order.

Workers who voluntarily abandon employment are not entitled to payment for outbound travel costs or the full three-fourths period guarantee described above.

Employer will provide without charge  all tools, supplies and equipment necessary to perform duties assigned. If needed, employer intends to assist foreign and non-local U.S. workers hired pursuant to this job order to secure optional worker-paid lodging not to exceed reasonable fair market value cost based on number of occupants. Housing-related expenses are paid directly to facility owner/operator and are not payroll deducted.

JOB LOCATION:

8001 Counts Massie Rd. Maumelle, AR 72113  and multiple worksites within Saline, Pulaski, Lonoke, Grant and Faulkner counties.

Employer will offer daily transportation to and from the worksite from a centralized designated pick-up place at no cost to workers.  Use of this transportation is voluntary. Employer provides incidental transport between job sites.

WAGE INFORMATION:

Wage rate is no less than  $17.00 per Hour. Overtime hours vary at:  $25.50 per Hour. 

Raises and/or bonuses may be offered to any worker in the specified occupation, at the company’s sole discretion, based on individual factors including work performance, skill, and tenure. A single workweek will be used to compute wages due. The payroll period is weekly. Workers are paid by check on Thursday. The standard work schedule is from 7:00 AM until 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

Employer will offer 40 hours per week. Employer may offer more than the stated work hours, depending on weather, business needs, and other conditions. Extreme heat, cold, rain, or drought may affect exact working hours.

 

Employer makes all payroll deductions required by law. Employer does not envision other workforce-wide payroll deductions.  Voluntary deductions must be pre-authorized in writing and may include the following:      The employer offers optional employee health insurance to its workers; participation in any such plan is voluntary.   

REFERRAL INSTRUCTIONS:

State Workforce Agencies (SWAs) may only refer for employment individuals who have been apprised of all the material terms and conditions of employment and who are qualified and will be available for employment.  The actual employment offer is at the sole discretion of the employer.  Referrals will be accepted from the SWAs, directly from applicants, or from other sources. Applicants must possess documentation required to enable the employer to comply with the employment verification requirements of IRCA.

To apply, email resume to Asplundh Tree Expert, LLC - AR  at jsmith158@asplundh.com, or apply at: Arkansas Department of Workforce Services, No. 2 Capital Mall Room 436, Little Rock, AR 72201, (501) 682-1015.

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Job Posting: 3166152

Posted On: Jan 01, 2022

Updated On: Mar 11, 2022