- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Gen worker for crawfish, rice, soybeans, cattle, and pasture/ryegrass/hay farm. Work includes tractor driving, field prep, water maint,
fertilize, plant/harvest crops. Manually clean, tear down/erect miles of fence. Hauling/feeding/hay, assist in calving, clean stalls,
water/feed, assist with gates, count heads/brand. Field prep includes operating farm equip, drive combines, tractors/rice carts to cut/haul rice to bins for drying, clean, shovel/level rice bins, manual shovel work/hoeing of weeds, spot spray treatments and general farm labor. Load and unload. May operate motorized crawfish boat and/or walk/push boat. Crawfishing involves manually cutting up of fish bait, set traps, bait, check traps. Grade, may purge, wash, sack, and ice crawfish for shipment, make and repair traps as needed. Pickup/deliver crawfish as required. May deliver crop to coolers/market. Help repair/maintain barn, bins, buildings, cattle, corrals, equip (and change oil, filters, and gas), farm, fences, fields, levees, pastures, ponds, properties, roads, shed, shop, and water troughs. Worker must be able to lift/carry 70 lbs. M-F, some Sat/Sun, work in excess of 40 hours may vary. 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/work history. Allergies to ragweed/goldenrod/insect spray/related chemicals/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 term from employment. Job includes stooping, lifting/working outside in inclement weather. Must have 3 mo exp in similar position.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals