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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Truck Driver

Blaine Larsen Farms, Inc.

Dalhart, TX

$13.88 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
H-2AJobs@snakeriverfarmers.org
Web address to Apply:
https://www.workintexas.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
30
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of wheat, corn, grain, hay, potatoes, compost and manure. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to agricultural equipment operation. General Farm Work will include the following responsibilities: drive, load/unload 10-wheel and/or semi-trucks; 2 or 3 axel trucks; backup trucks in tight maneuvering conditions; climb in and out of tall trucks and various truck beds and/or trailers several times a day; operate telehandler with bale fork. Worker may maintain, drive, attach and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize and harvest crops; operate tractors/trucks to load/unload products; work with augers, gas motors, generators and electrical cords. Worker will operate farm trucks to: haul seed potatoes/corn/grain during planting from cellars or storages to various fields located on the farm; haul fertilizer and/or fuel from storage tanks to various fields located on the farm; haul potatoes to the warehouse on the farm; haul compost/manure/water from/to various fields located on the farm or to/from market; haul/stack hay and/or straw from locations on the farm to various fields located on the farm. Harvest duties will include: haul potatoes/corn/grain from various fields located on the farm to storage facilities located on the farm. Products must be transported in a timely manner. Worker must keep a daily log of products that are hauled and report his log daily for inventory purposes. All drivers will be responsible for keeping their trucks in working order by: doing small repairs and conducting daily general maintenance duties. Responsible for reporting anything that is wrong with truck to farm mechanic for quick repair.
Job Classification:
53-3032.00 - Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

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 operating a semi or 10-wheel truck and previous experience with operating a telehandler with bale fork. Applicants hired must be able to obtain a valid drivers license within 10 days of hire as driving on public roads may be required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Blaine Larsen Farms, Inc.
Location:
Dalhart, TX 79022
Telephone Number:
+18063776208

Worksite

Address:
12295 County Road 11, Dalhart , TX 79022

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21322-713910
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:
12/10/2021

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