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Farm Worker

Gaspard Growers, L.L.C.

Lettsworth, LA

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12257184615
Web address to Apply:
gaspardgrowers@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
18
Job Duties:
Temporary, seasonal workers needed for hand planting sugarcane. Workers are required to hand or machine plant sugarcane by following a trailer and pulling seed cane from the trailer and planting in rows, or machine planting by walking behind a machine planter and straightening the cane in the rows; tractor driving; pulling planter aids; cleaning and minor repair and maintenance on farm equipment and vehicles, shovel work. General farm labor such as drainage, cleaning the shop areas, mowing the grass at the worksites and keeping fields free of debris will also be required.
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:
Work outdoors in inclement weather conditions. Work requires repetitive movements, frequent walking, standing, sitting, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing/pulling and lifting, carrying and loading up to 50 pounds. Employer is a drug free workplace. Drug testing in conducted post-hire at the employer's expense and is not part of the interview process. Negative results are required before starting work.
Number of Hours Per Week:
70
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Gaspard Growers, L.L.C.
Location:
Lettsworth, LA 70753
Telephone Number:
+12257184615

Worksite

Address:
Bean Field Road (31.030017, -91.671851), Lettsworth, LA 70753

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22179-316123
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Raises and/or bonuses may be offered to any seasonal worker employed pursuant to this job order, at the company’s sole discretion, based on individual factors including work performance, skill, and tenure.
Date Posted:
7/13/2022

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