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Farmworkers and Laborers

BAO Farms Petition 2

Calhoun City, MS

$14.53 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Clearing ground of rocks, sticks, & roots by hand, clear brush and trees. General field & fence maintenance. Use wood to build and repair boxes for digger with the use of nail guns or hammer. Manually weeding fields by hand or using hand tools (machete, hoes). Drain water from fields with hand tools and shovel when needed. Sweet Potatoes: Workers will assist with cutting potato slips by hand with a knife, place in boxes to load & unload onto trucks. Dipping potato slips. Walk behind potato trans planter and fill in slips by hand. Ride the mechanical trans planter and load slips in planting cups. De-vining plants by hand. Covering beds with plastic. The workers may be asked to operate farm equipment such as forklift, skid loader and the tractor to dig and transplant potatoes in sweet potato fields. Workers with driver's license may be asked to drive workers to/from housing, worksite, and grocery store.
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:
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Special Requirements:
Valid driver's license required to drive the company's vehicles. Must be 18 years or older. Three (3) months of experience needed for hand cutting sweet potato slips and use of mechanical trans planter. Employer may conduct background checks on all new applicants at the owner's expense. All tools, supplies, and equipment will be provided at no cost to workers. The lift requirement is 5-60 lbs. Work in extreme weather conditions. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. The majority of the workday is spent on one's feet and outdoors. Workers may stand in one place for any period of time. Workers must be able to climb, stand, sit, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist), push, pull, reach, and lift. Work is performed in outdoor agricultural fields and involves exposure to sun, wind, rain, soil, mud, dust, heat, cold, and other natural elements. Worker must be able to withstand working in the direct sunlight and weather conditions ranging from hot and humid weather,
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
BAO Farms Petition 2
Eupora, MS 39744
Telephone Number:


33.723714, -89.27357, Calhoun City, MS 38916

Job Order Details

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