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

Gordon Klatt & Son Builders, PTR

Orange Grove, TX

$13.88 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
referrals@maslabor.com
Web address to Apply:
www.workintexas.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: Hay, cattle. This job requires a minimum of three months of prior experience working on a diversified hay and cattle farm, handling both manual and machine tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities. Work in fields. Perform manual and machine tasks associated with hay crop production, including but not limited to: bushhogging fields; disking; aerating; seeding (using mechanical drills and seeders); fertilizing; weed spraying with spray rig; mowing, tedding, raking, baling, and loading, unloading and stacking hay. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Use power equipment including but not limited to: tractors, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chain saws, high lifts, fork lifts, skid loaders. Must operate agricultural equipment safely, with or without direction. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences. Examine animals for diseases and injuries. Assist with livestock vaccination. Apply routine medications. Tend to cuts and bruises. Spray livestock with insecticide. Assist with livestock castration. Clips, brand, or tag animals. Perform general herd care. Work is done in the field for long periods of time. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 60 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 32 to over 100 degrees F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. Workers should be able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. Saturday work required. Supervisor(s) will provide instructions and directions to workers. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions and communicate effectively to supervisors. Unusual, complex or non-routine activities will be supervised. Workers expected to perform basic duties in a timely and proficient manner without close supervision. Workers must obey all safety rules and basic instructions and be able to recognize, understand and comply with safety, pesticide warning/re-entry and other essential postings. Employer will instruct workers in the safety and operation of equipment before use. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in termination. Workers must operate equipment, with or without direction, in a manner that protects operator, visitors, other workers, products, trees, crops and equipment. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in termination. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Applicants must be able to furnish verbal or written statement establishing relevant prior work experience. All workers will be subject to a trial period of up to five days during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker if the employer reasonably finds worker's performance during the trial period to be unacceptable.
Job Classification:
45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

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:
This job requires a minimum of three months of prior experience working on a diversified hay and cattle farm, handling both manual and machine tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 pounds.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Gordon Klatt & Son Builders, PTR
Location:
Orange Grove, TX 78372
Telephone Number:
+13613842219

Worksite

Address:
Farm Market Road 1967, Orange Grove, TX 78372

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22077-990992
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/29/2022

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