IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING WAGES FOR TEMPORARY AGRICULTURAL JOBS

The Department of Labor recently announced new minimum wage rates, called Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs), that employers must offer and pay, at the time work is performed, to nonimmigrant H-2A workers and workers in corresponding employment beginning on the effective date of the new wage rates. To see the new hourly AEWRs for non-range occupations (effective December 29, 2021) and the national monthly AEWR for herding or production of livestock work on the range (effective January 1, 2022), please visit: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/foreign-labor/wages/adverse-effect-wage-rates

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Farm/irrigation/livestock Worker

Burns Ranch

Big Timber, MT

$14.55 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
H-2AJobs@snakeriverfarmers.org
Web address to Apply:
https://montanaworks.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of hay, grass and cattle. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to livestock production. General Farm Work will include the following responsibilities: maintain, drive, attach and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment to harvest crops; make minor mechanical adjustments and repairs on farm machinery; remove rocks from field; paint farm structures; replace/repair fencing; perform general cleanup of farm areas; drive, load/unload trucks; operate motor bike or all-terrain vehicle or ride horse in the course of performing duties. Irrigation duties will include the following: Flood Irrigation: clean ditches; set plastic dams. Duties related to the production of Livestock will include the following: check physical characteristics, observe general condition of livestock and apply the appropriate care; examine animals to detect illness/injury/disease, rate of weight gain or to determine delivery time, assist in delivery; apply or administer medications/vaccines; feed/water livestock; drive equipment to haul/distribute feed/water; herd livestock; hoist/stack bales of hay onto wagon/truck; herd cattle on horseback.
Job Classification:
45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
No
Special Requirements:
Applicants must have 20 days experience with farm/irrigation work and livestock care including the ability to ride a horse. Applicants hired must be able to obtain a valid Drivers License as driving on public roads may be required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Burns Ranch
Company Name:
HW Burns Family, LLC
Location:
Big Timber, MT 59011
Telephone Number:
+18604302131

Worksite

Address:
333 Swamp Creek Road, Big Timber, MT 59011

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21313-695390
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
The highest applicable wage will be paid at the time the work is performed, for every hour or portion thereof worked during a work contract period, including any higher or lower adjustments published by the Department of Labor.
Date Posted:
11/16/2021

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