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Farm Workers


Batchelor, LA

$14.53 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
Number of Workers Requested:
Job Duties:
Plant, cultivate and harvest sugarcane, cotton, corn, soybeans, wheat and milo by hand or machine. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest crops. Use hand tools such as machetes, shovels, hoes, and knives. Apply fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides. Weed fields and till soil. Clean and load harvested products. Lift, carry and load bags of seed weighing up to 50 lbs. Repair and maintain fences and farm buildings. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress. Clear and maintain drainage ditches and complete manual shovel work. Remove excess grain from bin walls, roof, floor and augers with blowers, brooms, shovels and pressure washers. Move augers from bin to bin. Assist with cleaning equipment, grain bins and work areas which may involve climbing ladders. Unload grain bins and load into trucks. Load seed into hoppers. Load field wagons with sugarcane stalks that have been segmented using machetes. Work in groups to plant sugarcane by hand while walking behind moving wagon. Reach and pull to remove pre-cut sugarcane stalks from supply trailer and manually place and straighten predetermined numbers of sugarcane stalks into an open furrow at specific intervals/overlaps while bending or stooping. Set up, operate, repair and maintain irrigation equipment including polypipe. Workers with a valid license and doctor's certificate may transport other workers on or off the farm in vehicles provided and insured by the employer and be offered additional hours. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices policies. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker's Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. TERMINATION. Prior to any termination for cause, employer evaluates workers' performance of required tasks and compliance with Work Rules and other employer policies. Employer may terminate a worker for cause if the worker's performance consistently and/or substantially fails to satisfy the employer's reasonable expectations (in accordance with the criteria set forth herein), or otherwise engages in serious or egregious misconduct that endangers health, safety, or property. In assessing whether workers' performance meets reasonable expectations, employer evaluates, among other reasonable criteria, whether the worker: (1) has adequately complied with the Work Rules and any other policies or procedures; (2) has complied with all health and safety guidelines, including the use of tools or equipment in accordance with best practices to protect the employer's property, crops, and in a manner that avoids injury or damage; (3) has treated company property (tools, equipment, crops, fixtures, etc.
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

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One month of farm work experience is required. Perform prolonged walking, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, sitting, lifting and carrying of up to 50 lbs. Climb 25 ft. ladders on grain bins. Most job duties require workers to work in extremely hot, cold and/or wet weather. Drug testing is conducted post hire at the employers expense and is not part of the interview process.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:45 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Batchelor, LA 70715
Telephone Number:


7090 Hwy 419, Batchelor, LA 70715

Job Order Details

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