Ground Laborer (Summer Intern)

Business: Lake States Tree Service

Location: Grand Rapids, MN

Type: Full Time,Seasonal

Application Start Date: 2021/04/14

Application Deadline: 2021/05/15

Ground Laborer (Summer Intern)
Lake States Tree Service, Inc. a right of way management company based in Grand Rapids, MN, will be accepting applications for full-time, temporary summer interns for ground laborer/herbicide applicator positions. Successful applicants will be working throughout the state of Minnesota.

Duties include assisting crews in clearing trees and brush near power lines; chainsaw operation; and herbicide spray application.
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Must have a valid driver's license
• Must be willing and able to pass a pre-employment drug screen
• Must be willing and able to travel 4-5 days per week
• Must be dependable and team oriented
• A MN Herbicide Spray license is required in order to apply herbicide - we will supply books/pre-tests for studying/testing.

Work Conditions/Requirements:
• Must be able to work in various weather and temperature conditions
• Must be able to work on rough/uneven terrain
• Must be able to work in a natural/wooded environment - exposed to plants such as poison ivy, biting insects, etc.
• Must be able to lift/drag/pull tree limbs and brush up to 50+ pounds
• Must be able and willing to apply herbicide (once a license is established)

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, possibly some Saturday's; 40+ hours per week (10 hour days). There will be overtime, which is paid at time and a half.

Compensation: Transportation, hotel accommodations and per diem are provided by Lake States Tree Service.

College Scholarship: $500 college scholarship (details/requirements will be given at interview)

This is a great opportunity for Forestry and Natural Resources students!!
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, military or protected veteran status.

We are a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment testing as a condition of employment


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