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Farm Worker

M & B Planting Co

Drew, MS

$13.67 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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Job Duties:
Job duties include operating farm equipment to till soil and plant, spray, irrigate, cultivate, transport, and harvest crops. Employees will operate tractors with GPS, sprayers, planters, and semi-trucks to perform many field duties. Workers will also perform duties involving grain bins. These duties include receiving grain at elevator, preparing scale tickets, monitoring to ensure compliance with moisture and grade standards, transferring grain to proper storage location, shipping grain from elevator as required, transferring grain from storage bins to truck bins prior to shipment, shoveling grain to remove grain that cannot be removed by automatic conveyor equipment, performing housekeeping duties to ensure that storage locations are properly maintained, and climbing vertical grain leg. Semi-trucks will be used to transport grain from fields to storage or market locations. Duties will also include manual labor such as laying poly-pipe, using hand tools in the fields, mowing, edging, cleaning, and washing equipment. Must be able to perform mechanical repair and maintenance on farm 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. The employer reserves the right to increase workers' pay or provide bonuses based on tenure, performance, or other factors that are solely based on the 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

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Special Requirements:
Employees will be lifting poly pipe rolls so they must be able to lift at least 75 pounds. Extensive sitting or walking applies when employees are in tractors and walking behind poly pipe machine. Work will require employees to be outdoor during summer months during which the temperature can reach upwards of 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Moderate cell phone use is allowed at the worksite.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
M & B Planting Co
Drew, MS 38737
Telephone Number:


215 Shillings Rd, Drew, MS 38737

Job Order Details

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