Seasonal Landscape Technician| Savannah, GA

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc.
  • Savannah, GA, USA
  • Jan 15, 2020
Forestry

Job Description

 

 

POSITION: Seasonal Landscape Technician/Laborer — Commercial Landscape Management

 

Commercial Landscape Management, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, has immediate openings in the field of landscape and grounds maintenance, as Landscape Technicians/Laborers.

 

DUTIES:

  • Landscape or maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools or equipment. Workers typically perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, assists with sprinkler installation, and installation of mortarless segmental concrete masonry wall units. Entry level; requires supervision.  Operates as part of a crew with supporting Groundman and Crew Foreman.  On-the-job training will be provided to the worker. 
  • The standard schedule is from 7:00 AM until 3:30 PM Monday through Friday.  Davey will offer 40 hours per week.  The worker may be offered more than the stated hours per day, depending on wather and other conditions.  Extreme heat, cold, rain, or drought may affect exact working hours.  Saturday and Sunday work required when necessary.
  • 8 temporary/full-time positions with The Davey Tree Expert Company - Savannah, GA from 4/1/20 - 11/25/20
  • Employer-paid drug test required of foreign and domestic workers prior to commencing work. Post-hire background check and employment eligibility (e-Verify) check required of foreign and domestic workers. 
  • Special Software/Hardware Skills Needed: No

 

JOB LOCATION:

  • 7073 Breakneck Circle, Unit G, Fort Stewart, GA 31315 and multiple worksites within Savannah & Fort Stewart, Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, & Liberty cntys.
  • Daily transportation to and from the worksite from a centralized designated pick-up place will be offered to workers at no charge.  The use of this transportation is voluntary.  Employer provides incidental transport between job sites.  

 

WAGE INFORMATION: Rate: no less than $12.73 per hour Overtime: $19.10 per hour (overtime hours vary)
A single workweek will be used to compute wages due. The payroll period is weekly. Workers are paid by check on Thursday. The employer will make all deductions from workers paycheck required by law. The employer does not envision other workforce-wide payroll deductions. Potential elective deductions to be pre-authorized in writing if applicable are as follows: The employer will deduct for the reasonable fair market value cost of rent and/or utilities based on number of occupants for those employees who voluntarily elect to live in employer-offered housing. The employer will pay in advance or reimburse H-2B workers in the first workweek for all visa, visa processing, border crossing, and other related fees, including those mandated by the government (excluding passport fees). For workers outside reasonable commuting distances, inbound transportation (including meals and, to the extent necessary, lodging) to the place of employment will be provided by the employer, if the worker completes half of the employment period (50% period), if not already paid in full prior to the 50% period. Return transportation and subsistence will be provided or paid for to same worker if the worker completes the employment period or is dismissed early by the employer except where the worker has employment with a subsequent employer. Transportation payments or reimbursements will be equal to the most economical and reasonable common carrier for the distances involved. Daily meals will be provided at a rate of at least $12.26 per day of travel or the current minimum subsistence amount published in the Federal Register, to a maximum of $51.00 per day or the current maximum amount published in the Federal Register to workers with acceptable receipts.
The employer guarantees to offer work for a total number of work hours equal to at least three-fourths of the workdays in each 12-week period of the total employment period, beginning with the first work day after the arrival of the worker at the place of employment and ending on the expiration date specified in this job order or its extension, if any. The employer may include all hours actually worked as well as any hours offered consistent with the job order that a worker chooses to not work, up to the maximum number of daily hours on the job order.
If worker separation is due to voluntary abandonment, the employer will not be responsible for providing or paying return transportation and subsistence expenses of the worker and the worker is not entitled to the full three-quarter period guarantee described above.
Employer will provide without charge company-specific uniform and all tools, supplies and equipment necessary to perform duties assigned. If needed, employer will assist in arranging worker-paid lodging for foreign and non-local U.S. workers hired pursuant to this job order.
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Employer-paid drug test required of foreign and domestic workers prior to commencing work. Post-hire background check and employment eligibility (e-Verify) check required of foreign and domestic workers.

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We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 

 

The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com

 

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at ed.help@davey.com.

 

Requisition Number: 47406  
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company 
Service Line: 1COM - Kent-Commercial Landscape Services 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Temporary 
Education Level Required: No Diploma 
Work Experience Required: Less than 1 year 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

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