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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

Cooksey Produce, LLC

Roggen, CO

$15.58 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

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

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/harvesting of pumpkins, watermelons, specialty squash, decorative corn, sunflowers, wheat, alfalfa, beans, millet, and cattle. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to general farm work/irrigation/crop production. General Farm Work will include the following responsibilities: maintain, drive, attach and operate farm implements/tractors/forklift equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize and harvest crops; make minor mechanical adjustments and repairs on farm machinery; remove undesirable and excess growth from crops and farm grounds; paint farm structures; replace/repair fencing; perform general clean up of farm areas; drive, load/unload trucks. Irrigation duties will include the following: Pivots: maintenance/repair circle sprinkler system. Flood Irrigation: shovel and pack dirt in low spots of embankment or cut trenches in high areas to direct water flow; siphon water from ditch to channel water into designated areas; shovel or hoe soil to clear ditches/furrows and build embankments to appropriately channel water. Other Irrigation Duties: lubricate, adjust, repair and replace parts such as sprinkler heads and drive chains using hand tools. Duties related to the production of Livestock will include the following: feed/water livestock; herd livestock; clean/disinfect livestock corrals/stalls/sheds; hoist/stack bales of hay onto wagon/truck. Duties related to the Cutting/Sorting of Pumpkins/Watermelons will include the following: Will apply techniques as instructed by the employer to: cut/sort/label pumpkins/watermelons by: discard diseased/rotting/inferior product and foreign matter; loading/unloading harvest transport vehicle; report malfunctions; general cleanup. Duties related to the Packing of Produce will include the following: Will apply techniques as instructed by the employer to: sort produce according to grade, color and size; discard diseased/rotting/inferior product and foreign matter; clean up around conveyors and worksite; place produce in containers or on designated conveyors; bag seed wheat.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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/harvest work and livestock care.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Cooksey Produce, LLC
Location:
Roggen , CO 80652
Telephone Number:
+13038495514

Worksite

Address:
42467 WCR 10, Roggen , CO 80652

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22062-948077
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:
3/11/2022

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