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Farmworkers and Laborers

Jim Suber Farms

Pittsboro, MS

$12.45 per hour


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Job Description

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Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Clearing ground of rocks, sticks, and 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 shovels when needed. The workers may use or operate the following tools and equipment: skid loader, digger, forklift, nail gun, power washer, drill, hoes, shovels, and sickle cutter. Harvesting Sweet Potatoes: Use of mechanical digging equipment to dig potatoes. May harvest sweet potatoes by hand with use of buckets. Must be able to sort, grade, and pack potatoes by size, quality, or type. Load and unload boxes on trucks, trailers, or sweet potato harvesters. Repair, maintain, and clean all hand tools and mechanical equipment prior to and after use. Build or repair barns or potato shed. Workers may be asked to operate tractor pulling mechanical digger. May also operate skid loader to load and unload trucks and trailers. May transport workers to fields and grocery store. Raises and bonuses may be offered to any seasonal worker at the employer’s discretion based on individual factors including but not limited to, performance, experience, number of hours worked in the season, number of seasons worked with the company, adherence to work rules & ability to follow supervisor instructions.
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

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Must be 18 years or older. The company may conduct criminal background checks. Three (3) months experience needed in use of mechanical diggers, sorting, and grading sweet potatoes. May be able to drive with valid drivers license. All tools, supplies, and equipment will be provided at no cost to workers. The lifting requirement is 5-60 lbs. Safety training for use of farm equipment and tractors will be provided. The ability of an employee to safely operate machinery will be left to the discretion of management. 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 proficiency to effectively communicate with management and may therefore place other employees safety at risk. Must be able to work with minimum supervision.
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7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Jim Suber Farms
Calhoun City, MS 38916
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Co Rd 400 & Co Rd 107, Pittsboro, MS 38951

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