Sotile Farms, Inc.
Donaldsonville, LA

H2A Available Jobs

Workers will operate agricultural equipment to plant, cultivate and harvest sugarcane and soybeans. Operate agricultural equipment to prepare soil, chop out old stubble and level ground for planting; cultivate crops including running a disc to chop the ground; plant and harvest sugarcane and soybeans. Walk fields and check water levels. Manually drain fields using shovels. Prepare equipment and implements for planting and harvesting. Clean, repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and equipment. Clean and maintain fields, in and around shop and work areas. Inform farmer or farm managers of crop progress. Perform farm, field and shed sanitation duties. Workers with licenses may transport workers and may be offered additional work hours. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a workers 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 workers Sabbath or federal holidays. 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. Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer’s control. These periods can occur anytime throughout the season. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and different tasks on different days. TERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a two day introductory period, during which the employer will evaluate workers’ performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the introductory period if the workers performance fails to satisfy the employers reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the two day introductory period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer’s reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employers recruitment period. Job abandonment will be deemed to occur after five consecutive workdays of unexcused absences. Workers may not report for work under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Possession or use of illegal drugs or alcohol on company premises is prohibited and will be cause for immediate termination. Regardless of whether the employer requires a background check as a condition of employment, the employer may terminate for cause, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, any worker found during the period of employment to have a criminal conviction record or status as a registered sex offender that the employer reasonably believes will endanger the safety or welfare of other workers, company staff, customers, or the public at large.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  Yes
Months of Experience Required:  3
Special Requirements:
Three months of experience operating agricultural equipment required. Workers will be required to sit for up to 9 hours per day; must be at least 21 years of age. Lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
Number of Hours Per Week:  40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Sotile Farms, Inc.
Location:  St. JamesLA 70086
Telephone Number:  +12257174329

Worksite

Address:  Hwy 70
      Donaldsonville, LA 70346

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