Langston Farm, LLC

Big Creek, MS

H-2A Available Job

Number of Workers Requested:  10

Full Time:  Yes
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Clearing ground of rocks, sticks, and roots by hand and clear brush and trees with chain saws. General field and maintenance. Manually weeding fields by hand or using hand tools. Drain water from fields with hand tools and shovels when needed. Load and unload plant boxes on trucks. Packhouse: Work in packing house to wash and pack sweet potatoes. Planting Sweet Potatoes: Cut slips by hand with knife & place in plant boxes. Ride mechanical trans-planter to load slips in planting cups. Walk behind mechanical trans-planter to fill in slips by hand. Harvesting Sweet Potatoes: Workers harvest sweet potatoes by hand with use of buckets. Must be able to sort, grade, and pack sweet potatoes by size, quality, and type. May also harvest peas. May transport workers to fields and grocery. May be asked to drive bucket trucks, dump buckets, on bucket trucks, or drive skid steer to load/unload potato crates on trucks. Raises and bonuses may be offered to any seasonal worker, at the employer’s discretion, based on individual factors including but not limited to, performance, experience, number of hours worked in the season, number of seasons worked with the company, adherence to work rules & ability to follow supervisor instructions.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  Yes
Months of Experience Required:  3
Special Requirements:  Must be 18 years old or older. H2A workers will not be allowed or asked to drive or operate tractors. 3 months experience needed in hand cutting slips and use of mechanical trans-planter. Valid drivers license is required, if worker is driving work vehicles. Employer may conduct a criminal background check on all new applicants at the employers expense. Cell phones can only be used during breaks, emergencies, and to communicate with the supervisors when needed. Lifting requirements of 5-60 lbs. Most of the workday is spent on ones feet. Workers must be able to climb, stand, sit, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist), push, pull, reach, and lift. Work is performed in outdoor agricultural fields and involves exposure to the sun, wind, rain, soil, mud, dust, heat, cold, and other natural elements.
Number of Hours Per Week:  35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  7:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Langston Farm, LLC
Location:  Calhoun City, MS 38916
Telephone Number:  +16625428430

Worksite Address:

County Rd 306 & Hwy 29, Big Creek, MS 38914

Tagged as: H2A Available Jobs

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