Phelps Dunbar LLP

New Orleans , LA

Farmworkers & Laborers #11203262

Phelps Dunbar LLP
New Orleans, LA Full-time
Posted on January 8, 2020

Jacksons Farming Company of Autryville - 95 Temporary Full-time Farmworkers & Laborers Needed

Work dates: 02/15/2020 to 12/15/2020, Monday through Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Work location: 3171 Ernest Williams Rd., Autryville, NC 28318.

Job description: Pull weeds/chop: workers will walk along rows as specified by employer and remove weeds and grass from fields by hand or using a hoe. Cultivate and harvest strawberries, melons, broccoli, peanuts, sweet potato, long green cucumbers, flue-cured tobacco, and grain. Load and unload strawberries, melons, broccoli, peanuts, sweet potato, long green cucumbers, flue-cured tobacco and grain. Prolonged walking, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Job is outdoors and continues in all types of weather. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. All testing will occur post-hire and is not a part of the interview process. Must be able to lift 75 lbs. to shoulder height repetitively throughout the workday and able to lift and carry 75lb. in field. Requires one month verifiable farmworker experience in crop activities listed.

Pay: $12.25 per hour or the highest applicable piece rate. Employer guarantees a total number of work hours equal to at least three-fourths of the work-days of the total period beginning with the first workday after the arrival of the worker at the place of employment or the advertised first date of need and ending on date specified in work contract. Work tools, supplies, equipment and housing (U.S. workers included where appropriate) are employer-provided at no cost. Transportation and subsistence provided after 50% of work contract completed, or earlier if appropriate at $12.46 per day or the published applicable rate.