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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Agricultural Equipment Operators

Peterson Farms

Loretto, KY

$13.89 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15025498871

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
8
Job Duties:
Duties to include, but not limited to: Workers may drive and operate farm machinery to assist with grain crops such as corn, wheat, soybeans. Employees will drive an 18-wheeled truck and trailer to haul the harvested grain crops to local storage bins and grain elevators. Employee may operate tractors and pickup trucks. Routine maintenance and repairs on equipment may be required. Must be proficient in English. Employer may pay performance-based incentive bonuses at the end of the contract period at the employer's discretion. Employer may provide pay increases for longevity and experience.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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:
May be required to take random drug (drug free workplace) and / or alcohol tests and criminal background check, at no cost to the worker. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination from employment. All testing will occur after employment has started and is not a part of the interview process. Felony convictions that employer reasonably believes, consistent with current law, will impair the safety and living conditions of other workers or other individuals on the farm will result in immediate termination. Failure to comply with request for criminal background check may result in immediate termination of employment. Require 3 months experience.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Peterson Farms
Location:
Loretto, KY 40037
Telephone Number:
+15025498871

Worksite

Address:
250 County Line Rd, Loretto, KY 40037

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22082-003667
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/28/2022

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