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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Workers

Stella Plantation, LLC

Braithwaite, LA

$14.53 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15046822491
Email address to Apply:
pamela@stellaplantation.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
6
Job Duties:
Harvest, weigh and bag crawfish and cultivate, harvest, grade, sort and pack oranges, satsumas, lemons, and grapefruits by hand or machine. Crawfish harvesting activities include cutting bait, bait and set out traps to catch crawfish, load and unload boats and traps, dump crawfish in bags, retrieve traps, weigh and bag crawfish. Apply gypsum to remove salt. On-going orchard maintenance includes pruning and thinning trees as instructed. Use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, knives, pruners and picking totes. Work includes tilling soil, transplanting, weeding, thinning, and pruning, cleaning, packing and loading harvested products and counting and checking. Determine which citrus are to be left or removed and thin as instructed. Workers must use care when picking, grading and packing not to damage or bruise fruit or fruit trees and must also use care not to break limbs or strip all citrus fruits and leaves off of trees. Prolonged bending, standing, walking, use of repetitive hand movements while grading or spreading fertilizer. Operate farm vehicles and equipment including tractors, bushhogs, sprayers, ladders, clippers and crawfish boats. Repair fences and farm buildings. Clear and maintain ditches for drainage. Perform farm, field and barn sanitation duties. 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:
45-2093.00 - 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:
No
Special Requirements:
Work outdoors in inclement weather conditions including extremely hot, cold and/or wet weather. Lift, carry, and load up to 50 lbs. Hoist up to 35 lbs. overhead and support 35 lbs. over the shoulder. Repetitive use of hand movements. Sit, bend, stand, push, pull and walk for prolonged periods of time. Use a stool or 2 ft. ladder. Reach over head for extended periods of time while pruning trees. Wade in crawfish pond approx. 15-24 inches deep. Must be 18 or older. Employer is a drug-free workplace. Drug testing is conducting post-hire at the employer's expense and is not part of the interview process.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Stella Plantation, LLC
Location:
Braithwaite, LA 70040
Telephone Number:
+15046822491

Worksite

Address:
4349 Hwy 39, Braithwaite, LA 70040

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24141-012406
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/24/2024

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