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:

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Farm Workers/laborers

Arnold Family Farms, Inc.

Beardstown, IL

$15.89 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
Perform manual labor on farms to build, repair, and remodel livestock buildings. Repair and install curtain, gating, feeders, and feed lines for livestock. Put up tin tin sheeting walls, install steel ceilings, doors, caulk structures and clean worksites. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a workers Sabbath or federal holidays. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather-reason. These periods can occur anytime throughout the season. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and different tasks on different days. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason. In accordance with 8 CFR 214.2(h)(5)(xi)(A) and 20 CFR 655.135(j)–(k), employer prohibits the solicitation and payment of recruitment fees by workers. Workers who pay or are solicited to pay such a fee must inform the employer immediately. Employer will investigate all claims of illegal fees and take immediate remedial action as appropriate. Workers should be able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. All terms and conditions included in the job order will apply equally to all seasonal workers (U.S. and foreign H-2A), employed in the occupation described in this job order. Employer will advise all foreign H-2A workers of their responsibility to depart the United States upon separation of employment or completion of the H-2A contract period, unless the workers obtain an extension of status. Failure to contact the respective SWA office within the timeframe specified in 20 CFR 653.501(c)(3)(i) shall disqualify any applicant from the assurances set forth therein. In the event that the applicable H-2A wage rate decreases for any reason during the employer’s recruitment and/or H-2A contract period in the instant job order, the employer reserves the right to decrease its offered/paid hourly wage to the new, lower wage rate, as long as the new lower rate remains the highest of the AEWR, the prevailing hourly wage or piece rate, an agreed-upon collective bargaining wage, and the federal and state minimum wages in effect at the time work is performed. Work performed under the contract is exempt from federal overtime pay requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
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

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Special Requirements:
One month of livestock equipment installation/repair experience required. Must be able to lift and carry 75 lbs. for 75 yds. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employers recruitment period. Job abandonment will be deemed to occur after five consecutive workdays of unexcused absences.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Arnold Family Farms, Inc.
Bluff Springs, IL 62622
Telephone Number:


9636 N. Bluff Springs Rd., Beardstown, IL 62618

Job Order Details

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