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Farm Worker

Troy Fruge Farm

Basile, LA

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13372302543
Email address to Apply:
tfruge007@centurylink.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
18
Job Duties:
Temporary, seasonal workers needed for crawfish and rice farm. Job duties include crawfishing in boats, catching crawfish, performing crawfishing duties in fields, manually cutting up fish bait, baiting and checking traps, grading and washing crawfish; making repairs to traps as needed; tractor, equipment and truck driving; field prep, water maintenance; fertilize, plant and harvest crops; manual shovel work, hoe weeds; spot spray; repair and maintain bins, equipment, farm and fences; maintain field levees, roads and shop; load and unload trucks; job involves frequent stooping and exposure to extreme temperatures, must be able to lift/carry 70 lbs.; minimum three months experience in similar occupation. 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.
Job Classification:
45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

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:
None.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Troy Fruge Farm
Location:
Basile, LA 70515
Telephone Number:
+13372302543

Worksite

Address:
7314 Evangeline Highway, Basile, LA 70515

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22279-515543
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Employee may make above hourly wage rate, at the employer's discretion, based on experience and/work performance.
Date Posted:
10/18/2022

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