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General Farmworker

Dunham Brothers Farms, LLC.

Batchelor, LA

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12252403741
Web address to Apply:
www.laworks.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
3
Job Duties:
General worker needed for corn, milo, soybean, and sugarcane farm. Work includes operating farm equipment, operate tractor, tractor drawn machinery and self propelled machinery to plow, harrow, and fertilize soil, and/or to plant, cultivate, spray, harvest by hand or machine, along with field prep, and water maint. Field prep includes manual shovel work and hoeing of weeds, spot spray and gen farm labor. Load field wagons with sugarcane stalk pieces, Walk behind wagon and plant by hand sugarcane pieces in furrow rows at designated intervals. Workers must reach and pull to remove pre cut stalks from trailer, while bending and/or stooping, place, straighten and plant sugarcane pieces. Use of hand tools such as machetes, hoes, knives, shovels, tampers, and trowels. Help repair and maintain bins (climb 6-50 ft ladders), buildings, equip, farm, fences, field, levees, roads and shop. Load and unload trucks, haul to bins, dryer or mill. Worker must be able to lift/carry 50 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.
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:
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:
Dunham Brothers Farms, LLC.
Location:
Batchelor, LA 70715
Telephone Number:
+12252403741

Worksite

Address:
12888 LA Hwy 417, Batchelor, LA 70715

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22154-241724
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/7/2022

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