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Agricultural Equipment Operators

Armant Plantation, Inc.

Vacherie, LA

$14.53 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12252060353
Email address to Apply:
armantplantation@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Workers will plant and harvest sugarcane and soybean by hand or machine. Operate vehicles, tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery. Work in groups to plant sugarcane while walking behind moving wagon. 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. Load field wagons with sugarcane stalk segments. Pick up dropped sugarcane in fields. Chop and reconstruct the rows to plant sugarcane. Fertilize and cultivate sugarcane. Use hand tools such as shovels to dig, clear and maintain drainage ditches. Perform general farm maintenance including weed and grass control. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Perform farm, field and shed sanitation duties. Workers who have a valid driver's license and doctor's certificate may drive transportation vehicles to transport workers and may be offered additional hours. 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. Starting and ending times may vary due to weather, crop condition and Daylight Savings Time. Work schedule may change to 6:00 am -2:00 pm Mon-Fri; 6:00 am -11:00 am on Saturday. 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.), with care and respect, avoiding damage or improper cleanliness or maintenance standards; (4) has timely and consistently followed instructions duly communicated by supervisors, crew leaders, and management personnel; (5) has complied with the employer's quality control standards for ensuring a marketable product; (6) is not repeatedly tardy or absent, has reported to work at the time and place instructed, and remained at work for the agreed-upon work hours, unless such absence was excused or the worker timely communicated and sought approval for any deviation from such schedule; (7) has consistently performed the duties assigned, in the manner instructed, and has not purposefully malingered or acted in a recalcitrant manner (i.e.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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:
Three months experience operating agricultural equipment required. Walk, bend, stoop, reach, kneel, push and pull for prolonged periods of time. Lift and carry up to 30 pounds. Work outside in inclement weather conditions including extremely hot, cold and/or wet weather. Requires physical stamina. Must be 18 years of age. Employer is a drug free workplace. Drug testing is conducted post-hire at the employers expense and is not part of the interview process.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Armant Plantation, Inc.
Location:
Vacherie, LA 70090
Telephone Number:
+12252060353

Worksite

Address:
2975 Valcour Aime Lane, Vacherie, LA 70090

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24141-013211
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/24/2024

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