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Published on Jul 15 2024

Farmworker - Aquaculture & Rice Harvesting

$13.67  per hour
Visa required: H-2A
From Jan 20, 2024 to Oct 15, 2024

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1355 Jacob Road
Eunice, LA 70535
United States

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Job description

Temporary farmworkers needed for crawfish & rice seasons. Job duties include daily upkeep along with repairs & maintenance to farm equipment, shops, barns, grain bins, levees, and roads. Mow grass, rake, dig ditches & remove debris, trash, brush, and weeds, etc. Use of hand tools (shovels, sprayer, hoses, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, knives, etc.) Harvest crawfish, prepare ponds, maintain water levels, walk levees & repair as needed. Build & repair traps. Manually cut up fish bait, set, bait, check, & re-bait crawfish traps, involving frequent stooping & lifting of traps from pond.
Operate push & motorized crawfish boats. Grade, wash & sack crawfish for shipment. Load & unload trucks. Plant & harvest rice crops, including irrigation, drainage, cultivation, and all related preparation & maintenance of farm fields. Operate & maintain farm equipment such as tractors, plows, levels, mowers, etc. Crop maintenance at grain bins as needed. Perform extensive physical activities using repetitive body movement for long periods such as to climb, lift up to 70lbs, balance, walk, bend, stretch, twist, kneel, push, pull & handle materials. Possible contact with snakes, alligators, insects, frogs, etc. Able to work outside in inclement weather conditions from exposure to extreme heat to cold & rain. Pre-employment drug screening is not required; however, once hired, the employer reserves the right to request all workers to submit random drug screening throughout employment at no cost to the worker. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination. Time may vary due to unforeseen mechanical problems, severe weather conditions decreasing or depleting crop availability or causing early completion of harvesting seasons.

Special Requirements

Perform extensive physical activities using repetitive body movement for long periods such as to climb, lift up to 70lbs, balance, walk, bend, stretch, twist, kneel, push, pull & handle materials. Exposure to temperatures and weather conditions, which include extreme heat, cold and rain.

Employer Contact Info

+13379450094

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