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Farmworker

Fioranelli Brothers Joint Venture

Cleveland, MS

$13.67 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16627195272
Email address to Apply:
iceprincessi@yahoo.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
7
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: Soybeans and Rice. Plant and harvest rice. Rogue rice fields on foot when fields are under full flood. Remove off-type rice varieties and other plants from each field using hand tools to maintain rice seed purity, in accordance with applicable quality standards. Receive rice crop for drying and storage at drying facility. Clean and sanitize bins and worksite area. Drive tractors and balers, and operate other mechanized farm equipment to plant, cultivate, and harvest grain, hay, and/or oilseed crops. Perform manual and mechanized tasks including but not limited to: bushhogging fields; disking; aerating; seeding (using mechanical drills and seeders); fertilizing, weed spraying, mowing, tedding, raking, baling, and stacking. Operate grain carts. Loading, leveling, and emptying grain bins. Plant and harvest soybeans. Drive tractors and balers, and operate other mechanized farm equipment to plant, cultivate, and harvest grain, hay, and/or oilseed crops. Perform manual and mechanized tasks including but not limited to: bushhogging fields; disking; aerating; seeding (using mechanical drills and seeders); fertilizing, weed spraying, mowing, tedding, raking, baling, and stacking. Operate grain carts. Load seed into hoppers and assist with mechanical soybean planting. Rogue soybean on foot. Remove off-type soybean varieties and other plants using hand tools. Install, operate, and maintain levee gates to regulate proper water depth. Install/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Install and remove levee gates. Apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and other crop protectants. Apply fertilizers, plant growth chemicals, conditioners, and other plant related treatments at the correct times depending on plant type, growth, climate and crop conditions. Workers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer's products and property. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Prepare and/or clear land for planting using mechanized or hand equipment to remove trash, rocks, or other debris or material that may interfere with planting or harvesting activities. Level land by moving dirt and other materials. Equipment may include tractors, dozers, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chainsaws, bobcats, skid loaders, high lifts, and trucks or other vehicles. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences. Must wear assigned personal protective equipment when required. Must report for work daily wearing work clothing and boots or other durable foot wear. Workers wearing clothing inappropriate for work will not be permitted to start work. Outdoor work required when plants are wet, or during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours may vary. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Work is done outdoors for long periods of time and requires prolonged periods of standing and/or walking, repetitive movements, and frequent bending and/or stooping. Workers must be able to handle, lift, and carry heavy or bulky objects (product, containers) in accordance with the specified lifting requirements.
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:
This job requires a minimum of 3 months of agricultural experience working in a grain/oilseed farm handling both manual and mechanized tasks including agricultural field work associated with production of soybeans and rice. Applicants must be able to furnish verbal or written statement establishing relevant prior work experience. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Workers with clean driving record and/or insurable driver's license may be required to drive company vehicles.
Number of Hours Per Week:
57
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Fioranelli Brothers Joint Venture
Location:
Cleveland, MS 38732
Telephone Number:
+16627195273

Worksite

Address:
2914 Highway 8 West, Cleveland, MS 38732

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23005-684309
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
1/19/2023

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