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Published on Nov 28 2023

Farmworker

$13.67  per hour
Visa required: H-2A
From Jan 15, 2024 to Jun 1, 2024

Employer

18137 Aurelien Road
Erath, LA 70533
United States

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Job description

Duties will include operating farm equipment including, but not limited to, crawfish boats, tractors with various implements, all-terrain vehicles, sprayers to prepare and maintain land, ponds and grade, wash, 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. Attend to crawfish traps by baiting, setting, collecting, and repairing, cleaning, and storing traps. Assist with cattle, when time allows, in duties such as feeding, watering, herding, branding, catching and/or loading as well as clean and maintain animal housing areas. Participate in irrigation activities such as maintaining, repairing, and operating irrigation equipment, set up and/or maintain a ridge of earth around fields and ponds to maintain an adequate water supply, drain excess water from fields; create openings for drainage overfill; walk each field to check for standing water. 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 fields, ponds, and 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)

Special Requirements

Experience must be in job offered.
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.

Employer Contact Info

+13376526510

[email protected]

https://www.louisianaworks.net

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