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Lavergne Farms, LLC

Opelousas, LA

$12.45 per hour


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Job Description

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Job duties include assist with sugarcane harvest; prepare and distribute shipping tickets to truck drivers; maintain loading site and roadways; direct truck drivers to and around loading site; open ditches in sugarcane fields; rake leaves off cane rows; general maintenance of of farm and equipment; pull harvest carts out of mud, if necessary; must be able to lift up to 50 pounds; frequent stooping, extensive sitting, walking, bending, and kneeling for long periods of time; exposure to extreme temperatures. Base hours offered is 40 hours offered; overtime hours are usually offered during plentiful season and may include an additional 10-40 hours of overtime work depending on the nature of the season; higher wage may be paid based on experience. One unpaid hour for lunch. Los deberes laborales incluyen ayudar con la cosecha de caña de azúcar; preparar y distribuir boletos de envío a los conductores de camiones; mantener el sitio de carga y las carreteras; dirigir a los conductores de camiones hacia y alrededor del sitio de carga; abrir zanjas en los campos de caña de azúcar; rastrillar hojas de las filas de caña; mantenimiento general de la seguridad de la granja y el equipo; tirar de los carros de la cosecha del barro, si es necesario; debe ser capaz de levantar hasta 50 libras; parada frecuente, sentarse extensamente, caminar, doblarse y arrodillarse durante largos períodos de tiempo; exposición a temperaturas extremas. El horario base ofrecido es de 40 horas; las horas extraordinarias se ofrecen generalmente durante una temporada abundante y pueden incluir de 10 a 40 horas adicionales de trabajo de horas extraordinarias dependiendo de la naturaleza de la temporada; el salario más alto se puede pagar en función de la experiencia. Una hora sin pagar para el almuerzo.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

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Lavergne Farms, LLC
Lafayette, LA 70507
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1870 Highway 357 *All worksites are owned, controlled, or leased by Employer.*, Opelousas, LA 70570

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