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Farmworkers and Laborers

Langston Farm, LLC (Petition 2)

Big Creek, MS

$14.53 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
Number of Workers Requested:
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Clearing ground of rocks, sticks, and roots by hand and clear brush and trees with chain saw. General field and fence maintenance: Manually weeding fields by hand or using hand tools. Drain water from fields with hand tools and shovels when needed. Packhouse: Work in packing house to wash and pack sweet potatoes. The packing house is located on the farm. Load and unload plant boxes on trucks. Planting Sweet Potatoes: Cut slips by hand with knife and place in plant boxes. Ride mechanical transplanter to load slips in planting cups. Walk behind mechanical transplanter to fill in sips by hand. Harvesting Sweet Potatoes: Harvest sweet potatoes by hand with use of buckets. Must be able to sort, grade, and pack sweet potatoes by size, quality, and type. May also harvest peas. May be asked to dump buckets on bucket trucks and drive skid steer to load/unload potato crates on trucks. May transport workers to field and grocery.
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:
Months of Experience Required:
Special Requirements:
Must be 18 years old or older. H2A workers will not be allowed or asked to drive or operate tractors. Valid Drivers License required-if asked to operate work vehicles. 3 months experience needed in hand cutting slips, use of mechanical transplanter and sorting and grading sweet potatoes. Employer may conduct a criminal background check on all new applicants at the employers expense. Cell phones can only be used during breaks, emergencies, and to communicate with the supervisors when needed. Lifting requirements of 5-60 lbs. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. The ability of an employee to safely operate machinery will be left to the discretion of management. To ensure the safety of all employees, those interested in operating machinery must be able to communicate with and adequately follow instructions given by management.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Langston Farm, LLC (Petition 2)
Calhoun City, MS 38916
Telephone Number:


County Rd 306 & Hwy 29, Big Creek, MS 38914

Job Order Details

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Multiple Worksites:
Additional Wage Information:
per bucket of sweet potatoes
Date Posted: