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Agricultural Equipment Operators

BAYOU SUGAR GROWERS, INC.

Loreauville, LA

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13373392851
Email address to Apply:
bayousugargrowers@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
163
Job Duties:
Operate farm vehicles/equipment like combines, harvesters, hauling trucks and similar agricultural equipment. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, mechanical equipment and trucks. Operate trucks to haul sugarcane from farm sites to sugarcane mill owned by association members/joint employers. CDL license or equivalent required. Workers will perform harvesting and agricultural duties and manual labor incidental to farming operations. Work tools, equipment and supplies are employer provided. Work is M-F 4am to 2pm with one hour lunch or 2:00pm to 12:00 am with a one hour meal break (each worker will work only one shift per day). Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and must be able to sit, walk, bend, stoop, reach, push, pull, and kneel for extended periods of time. Manual labor to cut sugarcane from its growing position on farm sites owned by association members/joint employers, gather sugarcane after it is cut, load it, transport cane to concentration points, then load and unload sugarcane from farm sites to sugarcane mill owned by association members/joint employers. Work is done in all kinds of weather. After hire, worker may be required to take a random drug test at no cost to the worker as part of fitness for duty. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination from employment. Possibility of work breakdown will not reduce the workers' guarantee over the life of the contract.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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):
4:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
BAYOU SUGAR GROWERS, INC.
Location:
CARENCRO, LA 70520
Telephone Number:
+13373392996

Worksite

Address:
4317 Lake Dauterive Road, Loreauville, LA 70560

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22164-274101
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/6/2022

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