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807 Barrow St
Houma , LA

Oyster Plant Workers

America's Workforce Consultants
Houma, LA Temporary
Posted on September 7, 2019

Oyster Delicacy, LLC needs 40 Temporary Full-Time Oyster Plant Workers to worker at 4889 W. Main Street, Houma LA 70360 in Terrebonne Parish County. Starting 10/07/2019 through 08/21/2019. Salary $18.76 per hour. 40hrs/wk., M-S, 6:00AM-2:00PM or 2:00PM-10:00PM or 10:00PM to 6:00AM (Rotating Hours); no overtime available. Paid weekly. All deductions from the workers’ pay check required by law will be made. The wage that the employer is offering, intends to offer or will provide to the H-2B workers, non-commuting United States Domestic Workers, Citizens and holders of visas that allow work in the US, or in the event that there are multiple wage offers (such as where an itinerary is authorized through special procedures for an employer), the range of applicable wage offers, each of which must equal or exceed the highest of the prevailing wage of the Federal, State, or local minimum wage. The prevailing wage is the higher of the wage issued by OFLC National Prevailing Wage Center on the collective bargaining agreement, occupational employment statistics survey, or private survey. A single work week will be used to compute wages. 6 months exp, no education required, must undergo pre-employment Drug Testing and Random Drug Testing, at employer´s expense. Duties: clean and sanitize plant in preparation for the arrival of oysters to be processed; place oysters on shaking tables; separate oysters for quality, clean oyster shells removing dirt and growth on shells, pack, weigh, label and place in boxes with ice ready for shipment to restaurants or picked up by wholesalers. Daily transportation to and from plant will be provided to workers from centralized location (337 Broadway Avenue, Schriever, LA 70395) to plant located at 4889 W Main Street, LA 70360 at no cost to workers. Public transportation is available to central location. The anticipated employment will last 120 days or more. The employer guarantees to offer work for a total number of hours equal to at least three-fourths of the workdays in each 12-week period of the total employment period. H-2B workers will be reimbursed in the first workweek for all visa, visa processing, border crossing, and other related fees, including those mandated by the government (excluding passport fees). Transportation for H-2B Visa workers and non-commuting United States Domestic Workers (Citizens and holders of visas that allow work in the US), including meals and lodging to the extent necessary, to the place of employment will be provided, or its cost to workers reimbursed, if the worker completes half the employment period. Return transportation will be provided, if the worker completes the employment period or is dismissed earlier by the employer. Upon completion of the work contract or where the worker is dismissed earlier, the employer will provide or pay for worker’s reasonable costs of transportation and subsistence back home or to the place the worker originally departed to work, except where the worker will not return due to subsequent employment with another employer or where the employer has appropriately reported a worker’s voluntary abandonment of employment. The amount of transportation payment or reimbursement will be equal to the most economical and reasonable common carrier for the distance involved. Daily subsistence will be provided at a rate of at least $12.46 p/day during travel to a maximum of $55.00 p/day with receipts. Employer will not provide workers daily board (food). Employer will have housing available at 4903 W. Main Street, Houma, LA 70360 with fully equipped kitchens for workers to prepare their daily meals, if worker chooses to rent at this location. Rent will be $160.00 per month with utilities included. Workers are responsible for paying their own lodging including utilities. Employer will provide workers at no charge all tools, supplies and equipment required to perform the job. Applicants need to apply for the job opportunity at their nearest State Workforce Agency in the state in which the advertisement appeared or any Louisiana Workforce Commission, Business and Career Solutions Center or contact Cheri Blanchard, at the Terrebonne Business & Career Solutions Center, 807 Barrow St., Houma, LA 70360, by email at (cblanchard1@lwc.la.gov) or by phone at (985) 876-8946 or email Patterson J. Lombas, Owner, Oyster Delicacy, LLC at (pattersonlombas@aol.com). Refer to Job Order No. 897069