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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Truck Drivers

Triple M Farms of Ashley County, LLC

Hamburg, AR

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18708539285
Email address to Apply:
jamesmeeks3m@yahoo.com
Web address to Apply:
arjoblink.arkansas.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
Operate trucks and equipment to transport crops, in connection with the harvesting of the crop, from the farm to market. Load and unload produce, transport crop, and drop trailers at designated storage or market locations within a 150 mile radius. Maintain vehicles, implements, mechanical equipment and trucks. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices policies. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. 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. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker's 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, crop or other conditions beyond the employer's control. 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. TERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a two day introductory period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the introductory period if the worker's performance fails to satisfy the employer's reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the two day introductory period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer's reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employer's recruitment period. Job abandonment will be deemed to occur after five consecutive workdays of unexcused absences. Workers may not report for work under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Possession or use of illegal drugs or alcohol on company premises is prohibited and will be cause for immediate termination. Regardless of whether the employer requires a background check as a condition of employment, the employer may terminate for cause, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, any worker found during the period of employment to have a criminal conviction record or status as a registered sex offender that the employer reasonably believes will endanger the safety or welfare of other workers, company staff, customers, or the public at large.
Job Classification:
53-3032.00 - Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

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:
12
Special Requirements:
Twelve months experience operating 18 wheelers required. Agricultural truck drivers must be in possession of a valid drivers license that includes authorization to operate the type of truck used to transport farm commodity. All agricultural truck drivers are required to pass a drug and alcohol test prior to operating equipment that transports crops and must comply with the U.S. Department of Transportation random drug testing program requirements, safety requirements, and good agricultural practices. Must be 18 or older. Must pass physical exam, at the employers expense, and obtain required DOT paperwork before starting work. Commercial Driver's License is required. Workers will sit for extended periods of time and perform repetitive movements. Push, pull, reach, lift and carry 50 lbs. Work will be performed in inclement weather conditions. Drug testing is conducted post-offer at the employers expense and is not part of the interview process.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Triple M Farms of Ashley County, LLC
Location:
Hamburg, AR 71646
Telephone Number:
+18708539285

Worksite

Address:
2383 Hwy 189 N, Hamburg, AR 71646

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22082-004344
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/25/2022

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