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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Beekeepers

Cantu Apiaries, Inc.

Zolfo Springs, FL

$12.08 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18637358319
Email address to Apply:
cantuapiaries@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
12
Job Duties:
Beekeeping duties: employees will be most of the time in Florida; once they set up the bees at the out of state worksites (4 to 5 days) they will go back and forth between Florida and the out of state work site locations to check on the bees for 2 to 3 consecutive days at a time. Split, medicate, harvest honey, re-queen, etc. general farm work. Farm field/ shed sanitation duties include: mow grass, dig ditches, fences, etc. minor maintenance/operation of farm equipment. Worker may be stung, must be able to climb, lift up to 50 lb, walk, bend, and kneel, etc. for long periods of time. Work is performed in all kinds of weather from extreme heat, cold and rain. Time may vary due to mechanical problems, crop availability and weather conditions. All workers will be expected to work for the total period of employment. Employees may volunteer to work additional hours when work is available. Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employers control. These periods can occur any time throughout the season. A copy of the work contract or a copy of the ETA 790 in lieu of a work contract, and any modifications, will be provided to the H-2A worker no later than the time at which the worker applies for the Visa, or to a worker in corresponding employment, no later than on the day work commences. For an H-2A worker going from an H-2A employer to a subsequent H-2A employer, a copy of the contract will be provided no later than the time an offer of employment is made by the subsequent H-2A employer.
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:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Once hired worker may be required to submit to a random drug test at no cost to the worker, testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination from employment. This type of work, involves working conditions that require tremendous stamina, a high level of physical activity in cold or extremely hot conditions in direct sunlight and in adverse weather such as rain. The work requires a high level of physical conditioning. Due to the type of work involved, there is a Probationary Period of five (5) days beginning with the first day of employment, to show possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance to perform this type of work.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Cantu Apiaries, Inc.
Location:
Zolfo Springs, FL 33890
Telephone Number:
+18637351679

Worksite

Address:
784 Steve Roberts Special, Zolfo Springs, FL 33873

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21328-725694
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
hourly state rates CA- $16.05, ME-$14.99, IN- $15.31, NY-$14.99
Date Posted:
12/15/2021

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