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General Farm Worker

Vermilion Gator Farms Inc.

Abbeville, LA

$11.88 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13378937709
Web address to Apply:
www.laworks.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
7
Job Duties:
General worker needed for alligator farm. Feed and maintaining of alligators, harvesting of alligators and eggs and returning of wild alligators to marshes. Work includes field prep, fertilize, harvest, plant, tractor driving, and water maint. Field prep includes operate farm equipment, manual shovel work and hoeing of weeds, spot spray treatments and gen farm labor. Help repair and maintain alligator houses, buildings, equip, farm, fences, fields, levees, marshes, ponds, property, roads and shop. Load and unload trucks. Worker must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs. M-F, some Sat/Sun, OT varies. Employees may be compensated above the stated hourly wage, this decision to pay above the prevailing hourly wage will be made by the employer, basing this decision on factors that include the individual recipient's performance and work history. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, insect spray and related chemicals and pesticdes, etc. may affect workers ability to perform the job. Employer may require post hire, random, upon suspicion or post accident drug testing, all at no cost to employee. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination from employment. Job involves stooping, lifting and working outside in inclement weather. Must have 3 mo exp in similar position.
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:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Please see attached continued for B.6.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Vermilion Gator Farms Inc.
Location:
Abbeville, LA 70510
Telephone Number:
+13378937709

Worksite

Address:
12906 Community Road, Abbeville, LA 70510

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21327-721690
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/13/2021

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