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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers

BRANCO, INC

Raymond, MS

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16623934241
Email address to Apply:
jobs@h2acomplete.com
Web address to Apply:
www.mdes,gov.ms

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties will include working in pecan orchard, and the tree nursery. Pecan Orchard – Duties may consist of picking up tree limbs and debris, applying fertilizer by hand, pruning pecan trees, planting trees, weed removal around orchards with weed eater, and mowers, will also be mowing orchards with a tractor. During harvest, duties include cleaning the orchard for harvest, harvesting pecans and cleaning pecans. Tractors will be used to harvest pecans. Pecan cleaning equipment will be used for cleaning pecans. Workers will also use shovels, weed eaters, chain saws, pole saws, tree pruners, backpack blower, grafting knives, utility vehicle, tractor, tying tool for use with stacking trees, lawn mowers, forklift, rakes, pecan dryers, tree shakers, pecan sprayers, backpack sprayers pecan cleaner, and pecan harvester with tractor. Tree Nursery – Duties may include potting trees with pot filling machine, pruning, and staking trees, removal of weeds, fertilizing trees, and moving trees in the nursery, in addition, planting of seed in trays and pots. May drive workers to the store and/or fields. Raises and end of the season bonuses may be offered to any seasonal worker, at the employer’s discretions, 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 and 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:
Applicants must be 18 years or older. If driving vehicles, a valid drivers license is required. Three (3) months experience needed in driving a tractor or operating a utility vehicle. Employer may conduct a criminal background check on all new employers for employment at the owners expense. Workers must be able to Lift up to 50 lbs. Work in extreme weather conditions. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. The majority of the workday is spent on ones feet and outdoors. Workers may stand in one place for any period. Extensive walking. Workers must be able to climb, stand, sit, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist), push, pull, reach. Work is performed in outdoors agricultural fields and involves exposure to sun, wind, rain, soil, mud, dust, heat, cold, and other natural elements.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
BRANCO, INC
Location:
Greenville, MS 38703
Telephone Number:
+16628207229

Worksite

Address:
19825 Hwy 18, Raymond, MS 39154

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22201-365570
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
8/5/2022

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