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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

General Farmworker

John P McLain

Abbeville, LA

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13375171801
Web address to Apply:
www.laworks.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
General worker needed for crawfish and rice farm. Work includes tractor driving, field prep, water maint, fertilize, plant and harvest of crops. Field prep includes operate farm equipment (drive combines, tractors and rice carts to cut/haul rice to bins for drying, clean, shovel and level rice bins), manual shovel work and hoeing of weeds, spot spray and gen farm labor. Help repair and maintain bins, buildings, equip (and change oil, filters and gas), farm, fences, field, levee, ponds, property, roads and shop. Load and unload. May operate motorized crawfish boat and/or walk/pushboat. Crawfishing involves manually cutting up of fish bait, set traps, bait and check traps. Grade, may purge, wash, sack, and ice crawfish for shipment, make and repair traps as needed. Pickup/deliver crawfish as required. May deliver crop to coolers or market. Worker must be able to lift/carry 70 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 pesticides, 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. ** Please note our normal seasonal dates of need will be Jan 1 - Oct 31 yearly - we are late applying for this year and will have an abbreviated time period for this season only - we were not aware of the lengthy time requirements for application. Thank you**
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:
John P McLain
Location:
Abbeville, LA 70510
Telephone Number:
+13375171801

Worksite

Address:
16232 LA Hwy 82, Abbeville, LA 70510

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22085-012442
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/12/2022

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