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General Farmworker

Turf Grass Farms, Inc.

Welsh, LA

$13.67 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13377344213
Email address to Apply:
info@turfgrassfarms.net
Web address to Apply:
www.laworks.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
13
Job Duties:
General worker needed for sod farm. Work includes tractor driving, field prep, water maint, fertilize, plant and harvest of crops and stacking sod on pallets. Sod is seldom harvested mid-December through mid-February because of wet weather conditions, especially while sod is dormant. Field prep includes operate farm equipment, manual shovel work and hoeing of weeds, mowing grass fields, spot spraying treatments and gen farm labor. Help repair and maintain buildings, equip, farm, field, ponds, properties, roads and shop. Load and unload trucks. Worker must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs. M-F, some Sat/Sun, work in excess of 40 hours may vary. Employees may be compensated above the stated hourly wage, this decision to pay above the prevailing hourly wage will be made by the employer, basing this decision on factors that include the individual recipient's performance and work history. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, insect spray and related chemicals and pesticides, etc. may affect workers? ability to perform the job. Employer may require post hire, random, upon suspicion or post accident drug testing, all at no cost to employee. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination from employment. Job includes stooping, lifting and working outside in inclement weather. Must have 3 mo exp in similar position.
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:
Please see attached continued for B.6.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Turf Grass Farms, Inc.
Location:
Welsh, LA 70591
Telephone Number:
+13377344213

Worksite

Address:
16341 Turf Grass Road, Welsh, LA 70591

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23342-553495
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/28/2023

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