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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers

K & T Farms, Inc.

White Castle, LA

$14.53 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12259375813
Email address to Apply:
kandtfarmsinc@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
9
Job Duties:
Workers will plant, cultivate, and harvest sugarcane by hand (approximately 90%) or machine (approximately 10%). Operate farm vehicles, equipment, 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. Use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers and machetes; shovels will be used to clean dirt from tail drains in wet fields. Till soil and apply fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides. Load harvested product. Repair fences and farm buildings. Perform general farm maintenance including weed and grass control. Operate, repair, clean and maintain farm vehicles, implements and mechanical equipment. Participate in irrigation activities, such as set up and operate irrigation equipment and clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Load field wagons with sugarcane stalk segments. Pick up dropped sugarcane in fields. Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress. Operate farm vehicles to move sugarcane in the fields. Using the employer's vehicles, licensed drivers may transport workers and may be offered additional hours. Assist in 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

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Three months of farm work experience required. Work outside in extreme temperatures, lift and carry up to 50 lbs and walk and sit for extended periods of time. Must be 18 years or older. Hazardous occupation. Employer is a drug free workplace. Drug testing is conducted post hire, under suspicion, at random and post accident at the employer's expense and is not part of the interview process.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
K & T Farms, Inc.
Location:
White Castle, LA 70788
Telephone Number:
+12257766510

Worksite

Address:
54110 Hwy 995, White Castle, LA 70788

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24141-013361
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/23/2024

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