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Farmworkers and Laborers

Two P Farms, Inc. Petition 2

Duck Hill, MS

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16623934241
Email address to Apply:
jobs@h2acomplete.com
Web address to Apply:
https://www.mdes.ms.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
20
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Clearing ground of rocks, sticks & roots by hand, clear brush and trees with chain saw. General Field & Fence Maintenance: Use wood to build and repair boxes for digger. Manually weeding fields by hand or using hand tools. Drain water from fields with hand tools and shovel when needed. Load & unload boxes on trucks, trailers or sweet potato harvesters. Repair, maintain and clean all hand tools and mechanical equipment prior to and after use. Cut firewood. Build or repair barns, or potato shed. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. Workers may be asked to operate farm equipment , drive all tractors (in the field), and implements on farm including: grain buggy, skid steer, forklift, potato digger, water trailer to water plants, and any other equipment related to harvesting of crops. Safety training for use of farm equipment and tractors will be provided. Sweet Potatoes - Use of mechanical digging equipment to dig potatoes. May also harvest potatoes by hand with use of buckets. Must be able to sort, grade & pack potatoes by size quality or type. May also cultivate & harvest the following: Purple Hull Peas, Watermelons, Beans, Corn, Squash Okra and Cotton – Wrap ties around cotton bales, banding/unbanding, moving bales with dolly, loosening bales and loading bales on tractor. Keep wet cotton separate from dry cotton. May transport workers to fields and grocery. General Specifications and Physical Requirements of the Job: Applicants must be 18 years or older. Job requires 3 months experience for mechanical diggers, sorting and grading sweet potatoes. Employer may conduct criminal background checks on all new applicants. Appropriate driver’s license required. All tools, supplies and equipment will be provided at no cost to workers. Lifting requirement may have a range of 5-60 lbs. Safety training for use of farm equipment and tractors will be provided. To ensure the safety of all employees, those interested in operating machinery must be able to communicate with and adequately follow instructions given by management. Management reserves the right to restrict employees from operational duties who do not show a proficiency to effectively communicate with management and may therefore place other employees’ safety at risk. No cell phones on the job. Cell phone use will not be allowed while in the field. The majority of the workday is spent on one’s feet and outdoors. Workers may stand in one place for any period of time. Workers must be able to climb, stand, sit, stoop, squat, Two P Farms, Inc. kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist), push, pull, reach and lift. Work in extreme weather conditions. Work is performed in outdoor agricultural fields and involves exposure to sun, wind, rain, soil, mud, dust, heat, cold and other natural elements. Worker must be able to withstand working in the direct sunlight and weather conditions ranging from hot and humid weather, moderate rain and cold while performing their required job duties. Workers should expect periods of little/no work during harvesting time. Hours and days of work may vary due to weather conditions. Proper work attire is required. Workers must wear long sleeve shirts, long pants, no shorts, hard sole shoes, preferably boots, no tennis shoes. Due to possible Date of Need changes, worker is required to purchase travel insurance if available. We will reimburse the worker for transportation cost (including travel insurance) and subsistence to the employers’ work site from the place of recruitment upon completion of 50 percent of the contract period. Transportation payment will be no less (and is not required to be more) than the most economical and reasonable common carrier transportation charges for the distances involved. A copy of the work contract or a copy of the ETA 790 in lieu of a work contract, and any modifications, will be provided to the worker on the
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:
Must be 18 years old or older. A valid Drivers' License required to transport workers to fields and grocery store. Workers should come prepared wearing appropriate clothing and footwear for the environmental and working conditions described. Cell phone can only be used during breaks, emergencies, and communicated with supervisor when needed. Lifting requirement may have a range of 5 - 50 lbs. All tools, supplies and equipment will be provided at no cost to workers. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. Workers should expect periods of little/no work due to weather conditions beyond employers control. Hours and days of work may vary due to weather conditions. Most of the workday is spent in agricultural fields and involves exposure to sun, wind, rain, soil, mud, dust, heat, cold, humid, and other natural elements. Workers may stand in one place for long periods of time and must be able to climb, stand, sit, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist), push, pull, rea
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 A.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Two P Farms, Inc. Petition 2
Location:
Gore Springs, MS 38929
Telephone Number:
+16626149292

Worksite

Address:
Hwy 404, Duck Hill, MS 38925

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22166-282206
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/27/2022

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