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 Worker

ELGORRIAGA LIVESTOCK INC.

TRANQUILITY, CA

$17.51 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12085952226
Email address to Apply:
applicants@westernrange.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Must have at least 6 months experience in the production of irrigated crops. Will be required to monitor and repair drip irrigation systems in orchards. Must be able to operate tractors while maintaining adequate air pressure in tires and oil/fuel levels in machinery. Will be required to operate tractors and farm machinery as it pertains to the production of almonds and supplemental livestock feed including but not limited to disking, planting, spraying, ground preparation and harvesting. Will be required to operate and maintain a 4-wheeler in a safe and effective manner. Some welding may be required as well as light mechanical duties (oil change, filter change, general lubrication and tire/battery changing). The worker must assist the employer in complying with all OSHA, CAL OSHA, EDD, BLM, EPA and DOL guidelines including but not limited to maintenance of housing, cleanliness, safe operation of equipment, wearing of climate and environmentally sensitive clothing, maintaining heat and food safety protocols. Worker will be required to attend quarterly safety meetings. Worker will be supplied with fixed site housing that not only satisfies DOL requirements but also complies with California fixed site housing requirements for hourly employees. Worker will be required to maintain housing in a clean and EDD compliant manner. Worker will notify employer of any repair that is needed to the housing. Worker will be paid hourly for a 40-hr. work week based on the state or federal minimum wage (whichever is greater) and will be required to create a schedule that allows him to complete his assigned duties within that time period or less. No predetermined start and stop times will be supplied by the employer. Workers will work an eight hour shift as agreed upon by the employer in any 24 hour period.
Job Classification:
45-2092.02 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

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
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
12:00 A.M. - 11:59 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
ELGORRIAGA LIVESTOCK INC.
Location:
MADERA, CA 93637
Telephone Number:
+15597064022

Worksite

Address:
20030 WEST ADAMS AVE, TRANQUILITY, CA 93668

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22062-949771
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Employer shall provide housing and board in accordance with the rules and regulations of the federal government of the United States of America. Discretionary performance-based bonuses may be available Payroll advances may be available
Date Posted:
3/17/2022

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