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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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General Farmworker

Tellez Farm, LLC

Wilder, ID

$14.68 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
H-2AJobs@snakeriverfarmers.org

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
8
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of alfalfa, bell peppers, cantaloupe, corn, cucumbers, green beans, jalapeños, pumpkins, squash, tomatoes, and watermelon. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to general farm work/irrigation/crop production. Workers will apply techniques as instructed by the employer to perform the applicable duties: General Farm Work will include the following responsibilities: maintain, drive, attach and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize and harvest crops; may occasionally plant crops by hand; may mix and/or spray chemicals (according to appropriate restrictive use laws, when/if applicable); drive, load/unload trucks; transport crops to market. Flood Irrigation: siphon water from flooded reservoir or ditch to channel water into designated areas. Drip Irrigation: turn on gas pump. Duties related to the sorting of produce will include the following: sort produce according to grade, color, and size; discard diseased/rotting/inferior product and foreign matter; place produce in containers. Duties related to the harvesting of squash, cantaloupe, watermelon, cucumbers, and pumpkins will include the following: pick fruit/vegetables off vines; hand product off to or receive from another worker for placement in boxes located on trailers; place produce in boxes located on trailers. Job duties related to the production of jalapenos, bell peppers, green beans and tomatoes will include the following: pick fruit/vegetables off vines and place in buckets; place full buckets in trailer
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/harvest work. Applicants hired must be able to obtain a valid drivers license as driving on public roads may be required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Tellez Farm, LLC
Location:
Wilder, ID 83676
Telephone Number:
+12083188094

Worksite

Address:
27410 Peckham Road, Wilder, ID 83676

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22076-988098
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:
3/31/2022

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