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Farmworkers and Laborers

Langston Farm, LLC (Petition #4)

Big Creek, MS

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16625428430
Email address to Apply:
langstonfarm@yahoo.com
Web address to Apply:
mdes.ms.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
82
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Clearing ground of rocks, sticks, and roots by hand and clear brush and trees with chain saw. General field and fence maintenance: Manually weeding fields by hand or using hand tools. Drain water from fields with hand tools and shovels when needed. Packhouse: Work in packing house to wash and pack sweet potatoes. Harvesting Sweet Potatoes: Harvest sweet potatoes by hand with use of buckets. Must be able to sort, grade, and pack sweet potatoes by size, quality, and type. May also harvest peas. May transport workers to fields and grocery. May be asked to drive bucket trucks, dump buckets on bucket trucks, or drive skid steer to load/unload potato crates on trucks. 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

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Must be 18 years old or older. H2A workers will not be allowed or asked to drive or operate tractors. 3 months experience needed in sorting and grading sweet potatoes. Valid drivers license is required if worker is driving work vehicles. Employer may conduct a criminal background check on all new applicants at the employers expense. Cell phones can only be used during breaks, emergencies, and to communicate with the supervisors when needed. Lifting requirements of 5-60 lbs. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. 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.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Langston Farm, LLC (Petition #4)
Location:
Calhoun City, MS 38916
Telephone Number:
+16625428430

Worksite

Address:
County Road 306 & Hwy 29, Big Creek, MS 38914

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22182-328093
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Per Bucket of Sweet Potatoes
Date Posted:
7/11/2022

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