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Farmworker

Brandon Leger Farms

Egan, LA

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13375230250
Email address to Apply:
leger1221@yahoo.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
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/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.
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
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Brandon Leger Farms
Company Name:
Brandon L. Leger
Location:
Egan, LA 70531
Telephone Number:
+13375230250

Worksite

Address:
1020 Clement Road, Egan, LA 70531

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22291-536323
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/2/2022

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