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Farmworker

Not applicable.

Jennings, LA

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13373290194
Email address to Apply:
krfontenot1@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Temporary, seasonal workers needed during crawfish and rice seasons. Duties for crawfish include crawfishing in boats, catching crawfish, performing crawfishing duties in fields; manually cutting up bait, washing crawfish, picking up sacks; tagging sacks for shipment, making repairs to boat as needed; water maint., manual shovel work. Duties for rice include tractor, equipment, truck driving; field prep., plant/harvest crops; hoe weeds; spot spray; repair/maint. of equip., vehicles and buildings; load/unload trucks; general farm labor; job involves frequent stooping; driver's license required; must be able to lift 50 lbs.; exposure to extreme temps; drug screening upon hire (paid for by employer); must have 3 months experience in similar position. 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. Se necesitan trabajadores temporales y estacionales durante las temporadas de langosta y arroz. Los deberes para la langosta incluyen la pesca de arrastre en botes, la captura de langosta, la realizacin de tareas de pesca de arrastre en campos; cortar manualmente cebo, lavar langosta, recoger sacos; etiquetar los sacos para su envo, efectuando las reparaciones necesarias en el barco; manta de agua, trabajo manual de palas. Los derechos del arroz incluyen el tractor, el equipo y la conduccin en camiones; prep. de campo, cultivos vegetales/cosecha; maleza de caballo; pulverizacin por manchas; reparacin/mantenimiento. de equipos, vehculos y edificios; camiones de carga/descarga; mano de obra agrcola general; el trabajo implica un paro frecuente; la licencia de conducir exigida; debe ser capaz de levantar 50 libras.; exposicin a temperaturas extremas; deteccin de drogas por contrata (pagada por el empleador); debe tener 3 meses de experiencia en una situacin similar. 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 ms alto en funcin 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. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Not applicable.
Company Name:
Kyle R. Fontenot
Location:
Elton, LA 70532
Telephone Number:
+13373290194

Worksite

Address:
25522 Highway 26, Jennings, LA 70546

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22294-545310
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/1/2022

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