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Farmworker

Lavergne Farms, LLC

Opelousas, LA

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13372987274
Email address to Apply:
fredthefarmer@bellsouth.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
13
Job Duties:
Temporary, seasonal workers needed for hand planting sugarcane. Job duties include tractor driving; pulling planter aids; light maintenance of shop; employer will offer two days of on-job training; random drug screening upon hire (paid for by employer); exposure to extreme temps; extensive walking; must be able to lift 50 lbs. Base hours offered is 40 hours offered; overtime hours are usually offered during plentiful season and may include an additional 10-40 hours of overtime work depending on the nature of the season; higher wage may be paid based on experience. Includes one unpaid lunch hour. Trabajadores temporales y estacionales necesarios para plantar caa de azcar a mano. Las funciones incluyen la conduccin de tractores; ayuda para la extraccin de plantadores; mantenimiento ligero de la tienda; el empleador ofrecer dos das de formacin en el empleo; deteccin aleatoria de drogas por contrato (pagada por el empleador); exposicin a temperaturas extremas; caminatas extensas; debe poder levantar 50 libras. El horario de base es de 40 horas; las horas extraordinarias suelen ofrecerse durante la temporada de abundancia y pueden incluir entre 10 y 40 horas adicionales de trabajo en horas extraordinarias dependiendo de la naturaleza de la temporada; se puede pagar un salario ms alto en funcin de la experiencia. Incluye una hora de almuerzo sin pagar.
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
Special Requirements:
NONE. Ninguno.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Lavergne Farms, LLC
Location:
Lafayette, LA 70507
Telephone Number:
+13372987274

Worksite

Address:
1870 Highway 357 *All worksites are owned, controlled, or leased by Employer., Opelousas, LA 70570

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22126-145858
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/17/2022

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