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Farm Worker

Killebrew Cotton Company Partnership

Tchula, MS

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16624584178
Email address to Apply:
killebrewcotton@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Job requires the operation of various tractors and farm equipment to till soil; work ground; prepare and maintain land; and plant, irrigate, fertilize, spray, cultivate, harvest, transport crops to elevator or storage area, packaging crops, sorting crops, and spreading manure on the farm. Equipment that workers may be required to operate includes, but is not limited to, tractors with various implements, sprayers, combines, back-hoes, mowers, track-hoes, ATVs/side by sides, and semi-trucks. Participating in irrigation activities includes 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, and monitoring fields to check on and maintain adequate water supply to crops; building, constructing and maintaining levees, installing and removing levy gates and putting in spillways. Manual duties include but are not limited to hand planting and harvesting; 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, rocks, trash, and other objects from fields; mowing and landscaping around the farm; welding; performing general maintenance, repairs and/or clean-up of storage sheds, pivot points, buildings, fences, gates, barns 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; and regularly servicing equipment. 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:
Job requires having or being able to obtain a drivers license within 30 days of hire. Basic English literacy and math skills are required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
60
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Killebrew Cotton Company Partnership
Location:
Tchula, MS 39169
Telephone Number:
+16624584178

Worksite

Address:
2304 Outside Horseshoe Road, Tchula, MS 39169

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22322-595868
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/28/2022

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