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Sugarcane Planter/tractor Driver

LOWRY FARMS INC

DONALDSONVILLE, LA

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18704632492
Email address to Apply:
lowryfrms2@yahoo.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
111
Job Duties:
WORKERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO HAND OR MACHINE PLANT SUGARCANE BY EITHER PULLING CANE FROM A WAGON TO PLANT IN ROWS, OR WALK BEHIND A MECHANICAL CANE PLANTER AND STRAIGHTEN CANE IN THE ROWS, SOME TRACTOR DRIVING MAY BE REQUIRED, FIELD SANITATION DUTIES, MINOR REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE AND CLEANING FARM VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT, SHOVEL WORK, CLEANING SHOP AREA AND MOWING SHOP YARD, CLEANING HOUSE AND KEEPING THE YARD CLEAN AND FREE OF DEBRIS, AS WELL AS ANY OTHER GENERAL FARM LABOR THAT MAY ARISE FROM WORKING ON A SUGARCANE FARM. DRUG TESTS MAY BE PERFORMED POST-HIRE AT NO COST TO THE WORKERS TO ENSURE WORKER SAFETY AND KEEP IN COMPLIANCE WITH WORKERS COMPENSATION GUIDELINES. WORKERS MUST BE PHYSICALLY ABLE TO PERFORM ALL DUTIES. ALL POSTED WORK AND SAFETY RULES MUST BE FOLLOWED.
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:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
WORKERS ARE REQUIRED TO HAND PLANT A MINIMUM OF 2.5 ACRES/DAY AND MACHINE PLANT/STRAIGHTEN 7 ACRES/DAY.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
LOWRY FARMS INC
Location:
HERMITAGE, AR 71647
Telephone Number:
+18709520797

Worksite

Address:
1205 ST EMMA RD, DONALDSONVILLE, LA 70346

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22126-144649
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/16/2022

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