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Brandon Leger Farms

Egan, LA

$12.45 per hour


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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/checking traps, grading/washing crawfish for shipment; make repairs to traps as needed; operating/familiar with crawfish boats; work in rice fields, including harvesting in the fall; tractor, equipment/truck driving; field prep, water maint; fertilize, plant/harvest crops; manual shovel work, hoe weeds; spot spray; repair/maintain bins, equip., farm and fences; maintain field levees, roads and shop; work in grain bins; load/unload trucks. Job involves frequent stooping and exposure to extreme temps, must be able to lift/carry 70 lbs.; random drug screening upon hire (paid for by Employer); minimum three months experience in similar occupation. Daily work schedule includes 1 unpaid lunch hour. 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. Trabajadores temporales y estacionales necesarios para la pesca de langosta y la granja de arroz. Los deberes laborales incluyen la pesca de arrastre en botes, la captura de langostas, la realizacion de tareas de pesca de arrastre en campos; cortar manualmente el cebo de pescado, hacer trampas de cebo/comprobacion, clasificar/lavar la langosta para su envio; efectuar las reparaciones necesarias en las trampas; funcionamiento/familiarizado con los botes de langosta; trabajos en campos de arroz, incluida la cosecha en otoño; tractor, equipo/conduccion en camiones; preparacion de campo, manta de agua; cultivos de fertilizacion, plantas y cosecha; trabajo manual de palas, malezas de azucares; pulverizacion por manchas; cubos de reparacion/mantenimiento, equipo, granja y vallas; mantener los diques, carreteras y tiendas sobre el terreno; trabajo en granos; camiones de carga/descarga. El trabajo implica escalas frecuentes y exposicion a temperaturas extremas, debe ser capaz de levantar/cargar 70 libras.; deteccion aleatoria de drogas por contrato (pagada por el empleador); un minimo de tres meses de experiencia en una ocupacion similar. El horario de trabajo diario incluye 1 hora de almuerzo no pagada. El horario de base es de 40 horas; las horas extraordinarias suelen ofrecerse durante la temporada de abundancia y pueden incluir entre 10 y 40 horas adicionales de trabajo en horas extraordinarias dependiendo de la naturaleza de la temporada; se puede pagar un salario mas alto en funcion de la experiencia.
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45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

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7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

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Brandon Leger Farms
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Brandon L. Leger
Egan, LA 70531
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1020 Clement Road, Egan, LA 70531

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