IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING WAGES FOR TEMPORARY AGRICULTURAL JOBS

The Department of Labor recently announced new minimum wage rates, called Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs), that employers must offer and pay, at the time work is performed, to nonimmigrant H-2A workers and workers in corresponding employment beginning on the effective date of the new wage rates. To see the new hourly AEWRs for non-range occupations (effective January 1, 2023) and the national monthly AEWR for herding or production of livestock work on the range (effective January 1, 2023), please visit: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/foreign-labor/wages/adverse-effect-wage-rates

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Farm Labor

Parker Farms Partnership

LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13185592020
Email address to Apply:
PARKERWEST2018@GMAIL.COM

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
21
Job Duties:
OPERATING LARGE FARM EQUIPMENT - 12 ROW, 10-350 HP - OPERATING EQUIPMENT WITH GPS GUIDANCE SYSTEMS, WEB BASED FARM MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS, CULTIVATING, TILLING, FERTILIZING, FEB-MAY: PLANTING CORN, SOYBEANS, COTTON, MILO, RICE, PEANUTS. JULY- NOV: OPERATING HARVEST EQUIPMENT FOR CORN, COTTON, SOYBEANS, COTTON, MILO, RICE, PEANUTS & TRANSPORTING TO ELEVATORS OR STORAGE FACILITIES, STACKING ROUND COTTON BALES. MAY-OCT: ASSISTING IN IRRIGATION MAINTENANCE, CENTER PIVOTS, FURROW, USING PIPE PLANNER INCLUDING SWATH CONTROL, LAYING POLY PIPE, DISPOSING POLY PIPE, REFUELING IRRIGATION UNITS & MAINTENANCE OF IRRIGATION POWER UNIT. DRIVING TO PICK UP PARTS & SUPPLIES; REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE TO EQUIPMENT, BUILDINGS AND FENCES. MAINTAIN WORKSITE AND EQUIPMENT; ALSO CLEANING LOCATION, EQUIPMENT AND VEHICLES. MOWING OR CLIPPING OF GRASS AT HEADQUARTERS AND TURN ROWS. GRAIN BINS: LOADING, SHIPPING, AND MAINTENANCE OF GRAIN BINS. MARCH-OCTOBER: INSECTICIDES APPLIED BY A TRACTOR OR INDUSTRIAL SPRAY APPLICATOR. WORKER MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT 75 LBS. U.S. DRIVER LICENSE REQUIRED OR INTERNATIONAL DRIVER LICENSE IS REQUIRED. HEAVY MACHINERY EXPERIENCE SUCH AS EXCAVATORS, BACK HOES AND DOZER. DIRT WORK TO IMPROVE IRRIGATION OF CROPS.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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 DRIVER'S LICENSE WITHIN 30 DAYS OF HIRE. BASIC ENGLISH LITERACY AND MATH SKILLS REQUIRED. JOB DUTIES WILL REQUIRE WORKERS TO BE OUTDOORS FOR EXTENDED PERIODS WHEN TEMPERATURES MAY EXCEED 100 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT. SITTING FOR LONG PERIOD OF TIME ON TRACTORS AND FARM EQUIPMENT.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Parker Farms Partnership
Location:
Lake Providence, LA 71254
Telephone Number:
+13185592020

Worksite

Address:
689 LENSING LANE, LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA 71254

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22322-597177
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/8/2022

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