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Farm Worker

4-B Planting Co Inc

Rayville, LA

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13187282585
Email address to Apply:
fourbplanting@yahoo.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
9
Job Duties:
Job requires the operation of various tractors and farm equipment to till soil, plant, irrigate, fertilize, spray, cultivate, harvest, and transport crops to elevator or storage area. Equipment that workers may be required to operate includes, but is not limited to, tractors with various implements, sprayers, combines, backhoes, mowers, track hoes, ATVs, and side-by-sides. Job will also require participating in irrigation activities including laying pipe, walking length of irrigation pipe to puncture it at set intervals, setting up and operating irrigation equipment, clearing and maintaining irrigation ditches, operating well motors, operating and maintaining pivots, draining excess water from fields, monitoring fields to check on and maintain adequate water supply to crops; loading seed into planters; properly mixing chemicals; loading chemicals into sprayers; changing combine cutting heads; rouging fields and using hand tools to remove undesirable plant varieties, trash, and other objects from fields; performing general maintenance, repairs and/or clean-up of storage sheds, pivot points and all farm equipment; ensuring operational areas are organized and well maintained; using hand tools and equipment to repair, clean and maintain farm vehicles, machinery and specialized machinery and agricultural equipment; regularly servicing equipment; welding; and mowing and landscaping on farm. There are few typical days and workers may be required to change duties and/or locations often, and engage in various general functions. Daily duties may vary depending on crop, weather, and field conditions. Pay increase or bonus may be possible to employees depending on experience or merit and are at the sole discretion of the employer.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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:
Basic English literacy and math skills are required. Job requires having, or being able to obtain, a driver's license within 30 days of hire. Job will require periods when workers may be exposed to varying weather conditions and extensive pushing, pulling, sitting, walking, stooping, bending, or repetitive movements.
Number of Hours Per Week:
63
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
4-B Planting Co Inc
Location:
Rayville, LA 71269
Telephone Number:
+13187282585

Worksite

Address:
595 Sumlin Ranch Rd, Rayville, LA 71269

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22322-595277
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/23/2022

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