Faust Farms
Amite, LA

H2A Available Jobs

Perform manual labor to harvest and field pack strawberries; plant, harvest, grade and pack bell pepper, eggplant, squash, zucchini, tomatoes and cucumber; plant, harvest and box cabbage. Use hand tools such as shovels, trowels and hoes. Duties may include applying fertilizers; making boxes; transplanting bell peppers and eggplants; weeding; covering and uncovering strawberries with cloth; pulling plastic and loading and unloading harvested products and materials. Harvest fruits and vegetables by hand. Keep up with truck that is moving through rows alongside workers while harvesting crops. Berries need to be 75% red when picked and workers should not pick green berries. Discard inferior or defective produce and place acceptable products in containers for further processing. Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress. Identify plants, pests and weeds to determine the selection and application of pesticides and fertilizers. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Workers are also responsible for farm, field and shed sanitation including picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms, sweeping floors and other farm and shed sanitation duties. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices policies. 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.

Job Requirements

Special Requirements:  Walk, bend, stoop, push, pull and reach for prolonged periods of time and lift and carry up to 40 lbs. Work outside in extremely hot, cold and/or wet weather.
Number of Hours Per Week:  40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  7:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Edward C. Faust
Trade Name/Doing Business As:  Faust Farms
Location:  AmiteLA 70422
Telephone Number:  +19855171266

Worksite

Address:  12519 Liuzza Lane
        Amite, LA 70422

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