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Farm Worker

MHudson Farm

Wiggins, MS

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16013659242
Email address to Apply:
hudson.matt@icloud.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
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, 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, back-hoes, grain carts, mowers, track-hoes, vertical feed mixer, bailers, and ATVs. Job will also require 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, 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; regularly servicing equipment; and feeding livestock, checking livestock, branding, tagging, herding, assisting with vet visits, and assisting with medication administration. 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. Job will require periods when workers may be exposed to varying weather conditions and extensive sitting, walking, stooping, or bending.
Number of Hours Per Week:
39
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 1:40 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
MHudson Farm
Location:
Wiggins, MS 39577
Telephone Number:
+16013659242

Worksite

Address:
237 Bluff Creek Road, Wiggins, MS 39577

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22322-596200
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/28/2022

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