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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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers

E & E Farm, LLC

Bruce, MS

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16623934241
Email address to Apply:
jobs@h2acomplete.com
Web address to Apply:
www.mdes.ms.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
38
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Clearing ground of rocks, sticks and roots by hand, clear bush and trees with chainsaw, and general field maintenance. Manually weeding fields by hand or using hand tools. Participate in irrigation activities. Set up, operate, and repair irrigation systems. Drain water from fields with hand tools and shovel when needed. Use wood to repair sweet potato boxes. Repair, maintain and clean all hand tools and mechanical equipment prior to and after use. Workers may be asked to operate vehicles, farm equipment, drive all tractors (in the field), and implements on farm including hipper, disk, dual, chisel plow, potato trans planter, bush hog, skid steer, forklift, potato digger, water trailer, to water plants, and any other equipment related to planting, cultivating and harvesting crops. Safety training for use of farm equipment and tractors will be provided. The ability of an employee to safely operate machinery will be left to the discretion of management. To ensure the safety of all employees, those interested in operating machinery must be able to communicate with and adequately follow instructions given by management. Management reserves the right to restrict employees from operational duties who do not show proficiency to effectively communicate with management and may therefore place other employees’ safety in risk. Sweet Potatoes - Covering potatoes with use of bedding machine & cover, punch holes, and remove plastic and paper from plant beds. Cut slips by hand with knife, and place in boxes to load & unload onto trucks. Walk behind potato trans planter and fill in slips by hand. Riding mechanical trans planter and loading slips in planting cups devining plants by hand. Workers may also plant, cultivate, and harvest purple hull peas, watermelons, beans, soybeans, squash, cotton, corn, and okra. OFLC administration publishes new AEWR rates yearly and we reserve the right to adjust our job order to the new published rate regardless of rate increase or decrease. Raises and bonuses may be offered to any seasonal worker, at the employer’s discretion, based on individual factors including but not limited to performance, experience, adherence to work with rules and ability to follow supervisor’s instructions.
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:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Workers must be 18 years or older. Three (3) months experience needed for hand cutting slips and use of mechanical trans planter. Employer may conduct Background Checks to all new applicants at the (Owner's Expense). The majority of the workday is spent on ones feet and outdoors. Workers may stand in one place for any period of time. Workers must be able to climb, stand, sit, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist), push, pull, reach and lift 60 lbs. Work is performed in outdoor agricultural fields and involves exposure to sun, wind, rain, soil, mud, dust, heat, cold, and other natural elements. Workers must be able to withstand working in the direct sunlight and weather conditions ranging from hot and humid weather, moderate rain and cold while performing their required job duties.
Number of Hours Per Week:
41
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
E & E Farm, LLC
Location:
Vardaman, MS 38878
Telephone Number:
+16624141360

Worksite

Address:
CR 235 @ CR 260, Bruce , MS 38915

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22068-964870
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/16/2022

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