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

Carter Farms, 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:
11
Job Duties:
Duties may vary from time to time. Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Perform manual labor. ground of rocks, sticks & roots by hand, clear brush and trees with chain saw. Manually cleaning weeds from potato fields with knives. Use wood to build and repair potato boxes. Drain water from fields with hand tools and shovel when needed. Set up, operate, and repair irrigation systems. Repair, maintain and clean all hand tools and mechanical equipment prior to and after use. Wash and clean farm buildings and equipment. Worker may be asked to do welding and torch work when needed. Sweet Potatoes – Workers will be driving setting tractors, skid-steers, and pickups in the fields. Covering potatoes with use of bedding machine. Cover, punch holes, and remove plastic and paper from plant beds. Cut slips by hand with knife, place in boxes to load & unload onto trucks. Walk behind potato transplanter and fill in slips by hand. Riding mechanical transplanter and loading slips in planting cups. Divining plants by hand. Workers may drive other workers to/from the store/fields. 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:
Must be 18 years old or older. The employer may conduct a criminal background check. If driving, the workers will need a valid drivers license. Three (3) months experience needed in hand cutting slips and use of mechanical transplanter.A valid drivers' license required to transport workers to fields and grocery store. Workers should come prepared wearing appropriate clothing and footwear for the environmental and working conditions described. Cell phone can only be used during breaks, emergencies, and communicated with supervisor when needed. Lifting requirement may have a range of 5 - 60 lbs. All tools, supplies and equipment will be provided at no cost to workers.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Carter Farms, LLC
Location:
Bruce, MS 38915
Telephone Number:
+16624141106

Worksite

Address:
Shop - 33.98459 N, 89.36266 W, Bruce, MS 38915

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22073-976504
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/17/2022

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