- Full Time:
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- General workers needed for rice, crawfish, & soybean farm. Work includes tractor driving, field preparation, water maintenance, fertilizing, plant and harvest of crops. Field preparation includes manual shovel work and hoeing of weeds, spot spraying treatments and general farm labor. Help repair and maintain equipment, farm, field, levees, roads and shop. Load and unload trucks. Crawfishing involves manually cutting up of fish bait, bait, and check traps. Grade and wash crawfish for shipment, make and repair traps as needed. All tools furnished. Worker must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs. M-F, some Sat/Sun, OT varies. Employees may be compensated above the stated hourly wage, this decision to pay above the prevailing hourly wage will be made by the employer, basing this decision on factors that include the individual recipient's performance and work history. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, insect spray and related chemicals and pesticides, etc. may affect workers' ability to perform the job. Employer may require post hire, random, upon suspicion or post accident drug testing, all at no cost to employee. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination from employment. Job involves stooping, lifting and working outside in inclement weather. Must have 3 months experience in similar position.
Employer will provide supplies, tools and equipment at no cost for workers to perform the tasks required. Workers who are found to be responsible will be charged for any willful damage to or loss of such. Operational specifications can change during the season due to crop or market conditions. Workers will be expected to conform to the specific instructions given for each days work. General supervision and instructions will be provided by owner, manager, supervisor or employee designated by supervisor. Daily crew assignments, work assignments and work locations will be determined by the employer or his designee as the needs of the crop dictate. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and may be given different tasks on different days. Workers should be able to do the work required with or without any reasonable accommodations.
Full Crop Commitment: This is regular work eight hours per day, Monday-Friday, and hours vary on weekends for the full period of employment. The worker agrees to work for assigned employer whenever work is available during the full period of employment even though work may be slack at times. The worker understands that is he quits or is terminated for cause prior to the end of the period of employment, he will not receive the guarantees discussed below and will not receive certain transportation reimbursements discussed below.
Employer may require random, upon suspicion or post accident drug testing, this will be paid for by employer and performed by lab or employer choice. This testing will take place post hire and is not a pre-employment requirement.
Worker must have three months (3) prior work experience in similar position offered. Applicant must be able to furnish job references from recent employer establishing acceptable prior experience. If worker performance is not acceptable to the employer, in his sole discretion, the worker may be terminated. All employees will adhere to work terms and conditions whether domestic or foreign employees.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals