Progressive Solutions LLC, located in 529 Industrial Drive, Bean Station, TN, has 21 job openings for FT temporary Landscaping and Groundskeeping workers as Brush Clearers with supervisory responsibilities starting 3/26/2018 and ending approximately 11/15/2018.
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 and complete company application.
Minimum qualifications to apply for position is one year of documented experience supervising 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 to 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 be required to use backpacks to apply herbicides and using other tools to control vegetation in rights of way, rangeland, wildlife areas, industrial sites, and other areas.
All equipment provided by employer at no cost to the worker.
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 8 months from 3/26/2018 to 11/15/2018 throughout all areas of intended employment in TN, AL, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, VA, and WV.
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 Morristown, TN at an hourly wage of $18.40 where workers will undergo paid training.
Worker must travel to designated location independently and attend all training.
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 $12.07 per day without receipts or a maximum of $51 per day with receipts.
Hourly wages vary depending on work location as established by Dept. of Labor prevailing wage rates: TN: $16.00-26.14, AL: $16.00-26.95, FL: $16.98-28.38, GA: $16.35-21.73, IL: $20.15-24.14, IN: $16.25-24.26, KY: $17.18-23.14, MD: $19.50-26.60, MI: $16.29-24.46, NC: $20.45-28.59, NJ: $21.41-29.91, NY: $20.30-29.91, OH: $17.05-26.43, PA: $16.00-31.12, SC: $18.45-23.77, VA: $16.17-26.97, and WV: $16.00-26.97.
Basic employment is 40 hours and up to 10 hours of overtime per week, M-F, 6:30am to 4:30pm; 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 TN: $24.00-39.21, AL: $24.00-40.43, FL: $25.47-42.57, GA: $24.53-32.60, IL: $30.23-36.21, IN: $24.38-36.39, KY: $25.77-34.71, MD: $29.25-39.90, MI: $24.44-36.69, NC: $30.68-42.89, NJ: $32.12-44.87, NY: $30.45-44.87, OH: $25.58-39.65, PA: $24.00-46.68, SC: $27.68-35.66, VA: $24.26-40.46, and WV: $24.00-40.46.
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.
nearest State Workforce Agency, 215 S. Liberty Hill Rd, Morristown, TN 37813, P: 423-317-1060; job order #609042.
Progressive Solutions LLC, 529 Industrial Drive/PO Box 160, Bean Station, TN 37708, fax 865-767-3889/phone 865-767-3865.
Location/Region: Bean Station, TN