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Farmworker

Westover Farms, Inc.

Jeanerette, LA

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13373808007
Email address to Apply:
westoverfarms@yahoo.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Job duties for work on fallow land which includes operating mechanical planters; tillage; disc plowing; land-leveling; sub-soil; mark/make rows; maintenance of drains; cutting grass; driving tractors; operating spray equipment; fertilizing; general maintenance of farm; general farm labor. Job involves repetitive movements, extensive walking, frequent stooping, and exposure to extreme temps. Worker must be able to lift/carry up to 50 lbs.; random drug screening upon hire (paid for by Employer). A minimum of three months experience required in similar occupation. Work schedule includes one unpaid lunch hour. 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. Workers may earn higher pay based on experience. Tareas laborales para trabajos en barbecho que incluyan la explotación de plantadores mecánicos; labranza; arado de discos; la nivelación del suelo; subsuelo; marcar/hacer filas; mantenimiento de los desagües; pasto de corte; tractores de conducción; equipos de pulverización de funcionamiento; fertilizante; mantenimiento general de la explotación; mano de obra agrícola general. El trabajo implica movimientos repetitivos, caminar extensamente, detenerse con frecuencia y exponerse a temperaturas extremas. El trabajador debe ser capaz de levantar / llevar hasta 50 libras; detección aleatoria de drogas al contratar (pagado por el empleador). Se requiere experiencia mínima de tres meses en ocupación similar. El horario de trabajo incluye una hora de almuerzo sin pagar. El horario base ofrecido es de 40 horas; las horas extras se ofrecen generalmente durante la temporada abundante y pueden incluir 10-40 horas adicionales de trabajo de horas extras dependiendo de la naturaleza de la temporada. Los trabajadores pueden ganar un salario más alto basado en la experiencia.
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
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Westover Farms, Inc.
Location:
Jeanerette, LA 70544
Telephone Number:
+13373808007

Worksite

Address:
8709 Old Jeanerette Road + surrounding 950 acres *Worksites are owned, controlled, or leased by Employer.*, Jeanerette, LA 70544

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22127-147527
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/19/2022

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