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Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

08370 Tree Planter

Plants bare-root or containerized trees using a shovel, hoedad, dibble bar, hoe, or powered auger. Transports trees in a tree bag. Selects optimum planting location to meet spacing, soil, and shade requirements. May perform only part of the planting function such as baring soil, operating auger, or tamping soil around plant. Workers such as Christmas tree planters, who are not required to select optimum planting locations, are excluded.