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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Laborer

Perritt Farms Partnership

Saint Joseph, LA

$13.67 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13378315494
Email address to Apply:
heathershippperritt@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
A farm laborer is responsible for performing a variety of tasks related to the cultivation of crops and overall farm maintenance. This role requires physical strength, stamina, and a willingness to work outdoors in various weather conditions. Farm laborer's key responsibilities include crop cultivation. Crop cultivation is planting, cultivating, and harvesting crops according to seasonal schedules. Operate and maintain farm machinery, such as tractors, plows, and harvesters, and apply fertilizers and pesticides as directed. Farm laborers also conduct general farm maintenance including repairing and maintaining farm structures, fences, and equipment. Clear fields prepare them for planting and perform routine maintenance on machinery and equipment. Irrigation is another key responsibility of a farm laborer. Irrigation includes monitoring and maintaining irrigation systems and ensuring proper water supply for crops. Also, the laborers are responsible for weed and pest control by identifying and controlling weeds in crop fields, and monitoring and controlling pests to protect crops. Once the corn, soybean, wheat, cotton, and sorghum have grown farm laborers begin the harvesting processes. Which is handpicked or used machinery to harvest corn, soybean, wheat, cotton, and sorghum. Sort and pack harvested produce for transport. The laborers also have some record-keeping duties such as maintaining accurate records of daily activities, including planting dates, harvest yields, and equipment maintenance.
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:
Workers must be able to lift, push, pull and carry at least 50 lbs
Number of Hours Per Week:
46
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Perritt Farms Partnership
Location:
Saint Joseph, LA 71366
Telephone Number:
+13378315494

Worksite

Address:
1296 Highway 892, Saint Joseph, LA 71366

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23341-550219
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
1/8/2024

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