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Farmworker - Aquaculture and Rice Harvest

Coignard Brothers, LLC

Eunice, LA

$11.88 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13378847065
Email address to Apply:
bmel5682@yahoo.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Temporary farmworkers needed for crawfish & rice seasons. Job duties include daily upkeep along with repairs & maintenance to farm equipment, shops, barns, grain bins, levees and roads. Mow grass, rake, dig ditches & remove debris, trash, brush and weeds, etc. Use of hand tools (shovels, sprayer, hoses, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, knives, etc.) Harvest crawfish, prepare ponds, maintain water levels, walk levees & repair as needed. Build & repair traps. Manually cut up fish bait, set, bait, check, & re-bait crawfish traps, involving frequent stooping & lifting of traps from pond. Operate push & motorized crawfish boats. Grade, wash & sack crawfish for shipment. Load & unload trucks. Plant & harvest rice crop, including irrigation, drainage, cultivation and all related preparation & maintenance of farm fields. Operate & maintain farm equipment such as tractors, plows, levels, mowers, etc. Crop maintenance at grain bins as needed. Perform extensive physical activities using repetitive body movement for long periods such as to climb, lift up to 50lbs, balance, walk, bend, stretch, twist, kneel, push, pull & handle materials. Possible contact with snakes, alligators, insects, frogs, etc. Able to work outside in inclement weather conditions from exposure to extreme heat to cold & rain. Pre-employment drug screening is not required; however, once hired employer reserves the right to request all workers to submit random drug screening throughout employment at no cost to worker. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination. Time may vary due to unforeseen mechanical problems, weather conditions, crop availability and any issues that may arise due to the recent Coronavirus Pandemic resulting in changes or early completion of harvesting seasons.
Job Classification:
45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
No
Special Requirements:
Perform extensive physical activities using repetitive body movement for long periods such as to climb, lift up to 50lbs, balance, walk, bend, stretch, twist, kneel, push, pull & handle materials. Exposure to temperatures and weather conditions, which include extreme heat, cold and rain.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Coignard Brothers, LLC
Location:
Egan, LA 70531
Telephone Number:
+13378847065

Worksite

Address:
1237 Thevis Road, Eunice, LA 70535

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21295-662462
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/2/2021

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