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Farm Workers - #MS1482591
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Alexander Farms LLC | Vardaman, MS
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Job Description

Job number MS1482591 - Seasonal

Ryan Alexander Farms, Varaman, MS is now taking applications for seasonal work for the period of 02/21/2018 thru 12/15/2018. The number of temporary positions for farm workers is 10.

Workers will be required to keep all property and farm buildings clean. Certain license drivers will be asked to drive vehicles on the farm. They will be required to cut sweet potato plants either by knife or machine, according to the season. They will put plants in boxes weighing up to 50 pounds after filling load boxes onto trailer to ship to the potato fields. The agri-bond will be removed before cutting and replaced after cutting. Workers may be instructed to water or fertilize plant beds. When plants arrive in the field workers will place plants on trans-planter. Workers will ride tran-planter and place one plant. In every other plant finger. Excessive skips are unacceptable plant boxes will be loaded back on trailer to be refilled.

Workers will use hoe or hands to remove weeds from fields and to keep plant boxes and potato bins repaired. Workers will harvest potatoes by hand, sort, grade potatoes and place in 4/5 bu. bucket weighing approximately 50 pounds. Carry full bucket to trailer pass to dumper, this worker sometimes will carefully dump potatoes in bins and give token to worker.

Workers will work in hot cold and sometimes wet conditions, according to the weather. Work will be from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday thru Friday. The salary is $10.73 per hour. 3 months experience required, the employer guarantees that 3/4 of the employment term will be paid.


All work tools will be provided at no cost. Transportation and subsistence costs will be paid by the employer upon 50% completion of the contract. Free housing is provided to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of the work day.

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