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Farmworkers & Laborers, Crop

Black Gold Farms, Inc

DELHI, LA

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13188785806
Email address to Apply:
Tammy.Johnston@blackgoldfarms.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
290
Job Duties:
The job specifications involves general farm labor for the purpose of harvesting sweet potatoes. The sweet potatoes are harvested mechanically or by hand with the workers riding on a covered harvestor, removing vines, sorting, grading, and placing sweet potatoes on a conveyor. Sweet potato bins are filled and taken to storage. Work may also include arranging, sorting and transferring sweet potatoes from storage. Duties listed above may require work on Saturday and Sunday. Workers should also expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop, or other conditions beyond the employer's control. Workers must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time and work in extreme temperatures. Workers will be orientated and instructed on all aspects of safety. Repeated failure to obey safety requirements may result in termination. General farm work is included. All tools will be provided at not cost.
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:
The work requirements are for general farm labor for purpose of harvesting sweet potatoes. Sweet potatoes will be harvested mechanically with workers riding on a harvestor, removing vines, sorting, grading and placing sweet potatoes on a conveyor or if unable to harvest mechanically workers will be harvesting by hand. Sweet potato bins are filled and taken to storage. Workers may also arrange, sort, and transfer sweet potatoes from storage. General farm work is included. Work will be performed in various and at times extreme conditions such as heat, humidity, and rain. Repetitive movements, extensive pushing and pulling, extensive walking and frequent stooping will be required. All tools are provided at no cost.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Black Gold Farms, Inc
Location:
Delhi, LA 71232
Telephone Number:
+13188785806

Worksite

Address:
2305 Highway 17, DELHI, LA 71232

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22175-310395
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/12/2022

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