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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers

Tony Morgan Farm, Inc.

Calhoun City, 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:
42
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Sweet potatoes –Use and riding of mechanical digging equipment to dig potatoes. May harvest sweet potatoes by hand with use of bucket. May be asked to drive tractor while pulling digger. Must be able to sort, grade, & pack potatoes by size, quality, or type. Load & unload boxes on trucks, trailers, and sweet potato harvesters. Workers may be asked to operate vehicles. May Transport workers to fields and or grocery store. General field & fence maintenance: Workers will clear ground of rocks, sticks, and roots by hand and clear brush and trees with chain saw. Manually weeding fields by hand/using hand tools & other farm tools. Use wood to build & repair boxes for digger with the use of nail guns/hammers. Drain water from fields with hand tools & shovels when needed. Repair, maintain, & clean all hand tools & mechanical equipment prior to and after use. Workers must be able to work with minimum supervision. 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’s 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

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Applicants must be 18 years old or older. Three months experience needed in riding mechanical diggers, sorting, & grading sweet potatoes. Safety training for use of farm equipment & 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 & 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 & may therefore place other employees safety in risk. If asked to operate vehicles, a valid drivers license will be required. All tools, supplies, & equipment will be provided at no cost to workers. Working Conditions: Work in extreme weather conditions. The majority of the workday is spent on ones feet & outdoors.
Number of Hours Per Week:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Tony Morgan Farm, Inc.
Location:
Calhoun City, MS 38916
Telephone Number:
+16629838758

Worksite

Address:
346 CR 419, Calhoun City, MS 38916

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22175-311770
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
"NONE"
Date Posted:
7/5/2022

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