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Beekeeper

Bordelon's Honey Company

Moreauville, LA

$14.53 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13183054245
Email address to Apply:
loreymayeaux@yahoo.com
Web address to Apply:
www.louisianaworks.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
Duties will include operating farm equipment including, but not limited to, tractors with various implements, all-terrain vehicles, and sprayers to prepare and maintain land, fertilize, cultivate, plant, harvest, load, and transport crops; also conduct inspections, repairs and maintenance on farm equipment when required. Use hand tools, such as but not limited to shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, and shears. Preform duties associated with bee keeping such as work with bees in all stages, drones, and queens; assess colonies to determine if food or medicine is needed; maintain, split, and increase number of hives, raise, replace queens, make divides, build, maintain, and clean boxes. Raise bees to produce honey and maintain colony health. Find, cage, and rear queens; install queen cells; clean and scrape beehives to remove wax buildup and debris. Operate and sterilize honey extracting equipment, extract honey from honeycombs. Identify and detect common brood diseases. Winterize beekeeping facilities, equipment and prepare beehives for shipment. Participate in irrigation activities such as maintaining, repairing, and operating irrigation equipment. Perform sanitation duties that will include removing trash or debris from work areas, farm buildings, and fields assist in upkeep of sanitation standards required by OSHA such as change potable water quality when necessary; keep hand-washing facilities neat and orderly, clean toilet area of any personal contaminates, and proper disposal of trash or garbage from the facilities. Mow grass around fields and around farm shop locations; dig ditches or channels for drainage or seedlings. Perform minor repairs to farm buildings, or other structures as well as using hand tools to perform maintenance or repairs to fencing (barrier, railing, or other upright structure) around farm. Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress. There are few typical days and workers may be required to change duties and/or locations often and engage in various general functions. All other duties, if assigned, will be duties as per SOC/OES Occupation Code (onetonline.org)
Job Classification:
45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

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:
Experience must be in commercial beekeeping. Once hired worker may be required to submit to a random drug test at no cost to worker. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination from employment. The employer may terminate a worker if a worker: refuses without justified cause to perform work for which the worker was recruited and hired; or commits a serious act of misconduct; or fails, after completing any training or break-in period, to be able to perform all of the tasks described in the job order. If the worker voluntarily abandons employment before the end of the contract period or is terminated for cause, and the employer notifies the SWA, DOL, and USCIS in the case of an H2A worker, the employer will not be responsible for providing or paying for the subsequent transportation and subsistence expenses of that worker, and the worker is not entitled to the three-fourths guarantee.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Bordelon's Honey Company
Location:
Moreauville, LA 71355
Telephone Number:
+13183054245

Worksite

Address:
10973 Hwy 114, Moreauville, LA 71355

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24095-856996
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Any workers employed through this job order may be compensated above the stated hourly wage.This decision to pay above the stated hourly rate will be made by the employer and may be in the form of a bonus/raise.It's the employers sole discretion.
Date Posted:
4/22/2024

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