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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Agricultural Equipment Operators

Black Gold Farms

Arbyrd, MO

$15.37 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15736542220
Email address to Apply:
employment@blackgoldfarms.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
The job specifications involve skilled farm labor for the purpose of preparing land, raising sweet potatoes and potato plants, growing, irrigating, and harvesting sweet potatoes and potatoes for a commercial farm. Workers will be performing and be required to have experience operating and maintaining equipment. This includes tractors, planters, harvesters, disks, chisel plows, diking soil, rolling rows, forming crop rows, using 8 row equipment. They will also need experience transplanting sweet potato slips into fields. Workers will need to be able to drive a vehicle to and from fields. Full time supervision is provided and all tools are provided at no cost. 12 months experience needed. Workers must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time and work in extreme temperatures. Lifting objects up to 50 lbs., bending, twisting, and stooping regularly will be required.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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:
12
Special Requirements:
Skilled farm labor for purpose of preparing land, planting, growing, raising, irrigating, and harvesting of and raising sweet potato and potato plants. Skills include experience operating tractors, planters, harvesters, irrigation, disking, chisel plowing, rolling rows and forming potato plant rows with 8 row equipment. Workers will need to have or obtain a valid drivers license to drive a vehicle to and from fields.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Black Gold Farms
Location:
Arbyrd, MO 63821
Telephone Number:
+17014022830

Worksite

Address:
10701 State Hwy 164, Arbyrd, MO 63821

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21336-739961
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Employer will pay state AEWR. Should the AEWR change during the course of the contract, the higher of the two AEWR amounts will be paid.
Date Posted:
12/6/2021

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