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Farmworkers

MELANCON FARMS

Breaux Bridge, LA

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13372778558
Email address to Apply:
mgmsugar@yahoo.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
7
Job Duties:
Workers will harvest and haul sugarcane, operate farm equipment and perform manual labor such as hand harvesting, shoveling and clearing trees solely for Melancon Farms on the farm and for that farmer. Work is M-F 8am to 5pm, with 1 hr lunch. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Work is done in all kinds of weather. Job involves extensive and repetitive walking, lifting, and stooping. After hire, workers may be required to take a random drug test as part of fitness for duty, at employer's expense. Two-day training/orientation period. Possible work hours may vary (be more or less) due to weather conditions or mechanical breakdowns, but will not reduce the 3/4 guarantee over the life of contract. Work tools, supplies and equipment provided at no cost. Housing provided at no cost for workers who can't reasonably return to permanent residence at end of workday.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
MELANCON FARMS
Company Name:
MICHAEL G. MELANCON
Location:
Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
Telephone Number:
+13372778558

Worksite

Address:
1016 LeBlanc Road, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22087-014868
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/19/2022

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