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Five S Farms

Ville Platte, LA

$12.45 per hour


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Plant/harvest rice; general farm work; farm, field, shed sanitation duties; mow grass; dig ditches, levees, fences, etc.; crawfishing in boats; catching crawfish; performing crawfishing duties in fields; harvest crawfish bait; re-bait; manually cut up fish bait for crawfishing; baiting/checking crawfish traps; grading/washing crawfish for shipment; prepare ponds; minor maintenance/operations of farm equipment. Must be able to climb, lift up to 50 lbs, walk, bend, etc. for long periods of time. Upon hire, worker may be required to submit to a random drug test at no cost to worker. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination from employment. Work is done in all kinds of weather from extreme heat, cold, & rain. Time may vary due to mechanical availability of crop and weather conditions. Base hours offered is 35 hours offered; overtime hours are usually offered during plentiful season and may include an additional 10-40 hours of overtime work depending on the nature of the season; higher wage may be paid based on experience. Arroz vegetal/cosechable; trabajo general en las explotaciones; actividades agrcolas, sobre el terreno, de saneamiento de coberturas; pasto de vaca; zanjas, diques, vallas, etc.; pesca de arrastre en barcos; pesca de langosta; realizar tareas de pesca de arrastre en campos; cebo de langosta de cosecha; cebo de nuevo; cortar manualmente el cebo de pescado para la pesca de arrastre; trampas de pesca con cebo/comprobacin de las capturas de arrastre; clasificacin/lavado de la langosta para el envo; preparar estanques; mantenimiento/operaciones menores de equipo agrcola. Debe poder subir, levantar hasta 50 libras, caminar, doblar, etc. durante largos perodos de tiempo. Al ser contratado, el trabajador puede verse obligado a someterse a una prueba aleatoria de drogas sin costo alguno para el trabajador. Las pruebas positivas o de incumplimiento pueden dar lugar a la inmediata suspensin del empleo. El trabajo se hace en todo tipo de clima, desde el calor extremo, el fro y la lluvia. El tiempo puede variar debido a la disponibilidad mecnica de los cultivos y a las condiciones meteorolgicas. El horario de base es de 35 horas; las horas extraordinarias suelen ofrecerse durante la temporada de abundancia y pueden incluir entre 10 y 40 horas adicionales de trabajo en horas extraordinarias dependiendo de la naturaleza de la temporada; se puede pagar un salario ms alto en funcin de la experiencia.
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45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

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7:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Employer Information

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Five S Farms
Company Name:
Five S Farms and Construction, Inc.
Ville Platte, LA 70586
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2177 Cemetery Road *Worksite(s) are owned, controlled, or leased by Employer.*, Ville Platte , LA 70586

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