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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

08250 General Forestry Laborer

Performs a variety of tasks to grow nursery stock, reforest and protect timber tracts. Duties include one or more of the following: sowing seed; lifting seedlings from nursery beds; placing shading materials beside seedlings; netting or tubing (placing small plastic tubes over seedlings); mulching (placing mulching materials around seedlings); post-planting hand scalping (removing excessive vegetation around seedlings); applying repellent or fertilizer to seedlings; gopher baiting; and collecting cones or scion (sprouts or shoots for grafting).