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FT Temp Brush Clearers with supervisory responsibilities

at Progressive Solutions in Marshall, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Progressive Solutions LLC, located in 106 West College, Marshall, AR 72650, has 11 job openings for Full Time Temp. Brush Clearers with supervisory responsibilities starting 3/25/2022 and ending approximately 9/30/2022.  No minimum education required; applicant must be 21 yrs of age, hold a valid driver’s license, meet all company driver standards, pass a company driver test, complete company application, and may be required to obtain DOT medical card prior to driving. Minimum qualifications to apply for position is one year of documented experience supervising at least 6 brush clearers on utility rights of ways or forest lands. Applicant must have demonstrated competence identifying foliage, handling pesticides, and performing low volume herbicide application techniques to industry standards.  Worker must be able to obtain a state pesticide license in work areas where required by government regulation. Company will provide training and pay test fees.  Progressive Solutions maintains a drug free workplace & workers may be subject to post-employment drug testing as required by government contracts. 

Under manager supervision, worker will assist with directing, coordinating, monitoring, documenting activities, and motivating co-workers in the handling, and application of herbicides. Worker may at times use backpack sprayer an hand tools to apply herbicides to clear vegetation or debris from utility rights of way, rangelands, wildlife areas, roadsides, industrial sites, and other areas carrying up to 35 lbs of equipment while walking on rough terrain.  All equipment provided by employer at no cost to the worker. Work and travel will be done on tracts of land varying in size from less than an acre to 1,000s of acres as governed by Forestry Special Procedures.  

Worker will be required to transport work crews in company provided vehicle to and between work sites in the various states.  Extensive travel required during work period lasting approximately 6 months from 3/25/2022 to 9/30/2022 throughout all areas of intended employment in AR, LA, KS, MO, OK, TX, IL, IA, IN, MI, WY, CO, ID, OR, AL, MS, and CA.

Employer will pay the cost of lodging to the extent such costs would reduce pay below the offered wage rate for the area of intended employment.

Employment will start in Marshall, AR at an hourly wage of $22.32 where workers will undergo paid training.  Worker must travel to designated location independently and attend all training.  

H2b workers will be reimbursed in the first workweek for all visa, visa processing, border crossing and other related fees, including those mandated by the government, incurred (except passport fees).

Travel expenses and subsistence from the place of recruitment to first work site will be reimbursed sixth (6th) pay period or at 50% completion of the work period, whichever is least.  Upon completion of the work period or where the worker is dismissed earlier, employer will arrange and pay for transportation and subsistence back to place of departure, except, where the worker will not return due to subsequent employment with another employer or voluntary abandonment of employment. The paid expenses for transportation shall be equal to the costs charged by the most economical and reasonable common carrier for the distance involved. Daily subsistence pay for inbound and outbound travel shall be at least $13.17 per day without receipts or a maximum of $55 per day with receipts.

Hourly wages vary depending on work location as established by Dept. of Labor prevailing wage rates: AR: $20.51-26.94, LA: $16.00-24.47, KS: $21.22-25.63, MO: $21.11-28.58, OK: $21.54-28.24, TX: $19.55-28.08, IL: $23.13-28.52, IA: $18.583-21.92, IN: $22.11-25.88, MI: $19.56-25.81, WY: $23.37-26.98, CO: $19.17-30.02, ID: $19.72-28.11, OR: $24.23-27.98, AL: $18.21-25.63, MS: $18.58-22.71, and CA: $25.70-37.15. Basic employment is 40 hours and up to 10 hours of overtime per week, M-F, 6:30am to 4:00pm; but, weekly work hours can fluctuate due to weather & contract schedules with some Sat and Sun required. OT typically required and paid after 40 hours: AR: $30.77-40.41, LA: $24.00-36.71, KS: $31.83-38.45, MO: $31.67-42.87, OK: $32.31-42.36, TX: $29.33-42.12, IL: $34.70-42.78, IA: $27.87-32.88, IN: $33.17-28.82, MI: $29.34-38.72, WY: $35.06-40.47, CO: $28.76-45.03, ID: $29.58-42.17, OR: $36.35-41.97, AL: $27.32-38.45, MS: $27.87-34.07, and CA: $38.55-55.73.  Higher hourly rates than listed above may be negotiated for very experienced applicants depending on qualifications and experience, including a discretionary bonus based on a percentage of total compensation to be paid upon completing seasonal work obligation. 

The employer will use a single workweek as its standard for computing wages due.

Workers will be paid on Friday (weekly) by check. Pay deductions as required by law.

Apply at nearest State Workforce Agency, 818 Hwy 62/65/412 North, Harrison, AR 72601, T: 870-741-8236; Job Order #3183031.

Progressive Solutions LLC 106 West College, Marshall, AR 72650, fax 870-448-3072/phone 870-448-5407. EOE/AA:Male,Female,Disabled,Vets28.52

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Job Posting: 3183031

Posted On: Dec 30, 2021

Updated On: Mar 04, 2022