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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Farmworkers and Laborers

A SOTO SOUTHERN AG INC. 3

TIFTON, GA

$11.99 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16623934241
Email address to Apply:
JOBS@H2ACOMPLETE.COM
Web address to Apply:
WWW.EMPLOYGEORGIA.COM

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
50
Job Duties:
WATERMELON – Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Perform manual labor to hand cut, pack, and re-pack watermelons. Use hand tools such as: shovels, hoes, brooms, scissors, shears, and knives. Duties also include cleaning, loading, and unloading harvested products. Grade and sort products according to factors such as color, species, length, width, appearance, feel and quality to ensure correct processing and usage. Discard inferior or defective products and/or foreign matter, and place acceptable products in containers for further processing. Weigh products or estimate their weight, visually or by feel. Place products in containers according to grade and mark grades on containers. Measure, weigh and count products and materials. Examine and inspect containers, materials, and products to ensure that packing specifications are met. Workers may perform manual labor to pull plastic and weeds from the fields. Workers may drive forklift to load watermelons onto a trailer. Removal of irrigation equipment. Work in packinghouse, part of the farm, unloading, loading, sticker, grade, pack, make boxes, place pallets, and clean packing area at end of day. CORN – Must be able to walk miles per day while picking sweet corn from plants within the designated female rows. OFLC Administrator publishes new AEWR rates yearly and we reserve the right to adjust our job order to the new published rate regardless of rate increases or decreases. Raises and bonuses may be offered to any seasonal worker, at the employer’s discretion, based on individual factors including but not limited to, performance, experience, number of hours worked in the season, number of seasons worked with the company, adherence to work rules and ability to follow supervisor’s instructions.
Job Classification:
45-2092.02 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

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:
Must be 18 years or older. Employer may conduct criminal background check. Perform prolonged bending, reaching, and lifting up to 60 lbs. Workers must have 3 months experience with watermelon and corn. All tools, supplies and equipment will be provided at no cost to workers. The majority of the day is spent on ones feet. Workers may stand in one place for any period of time. Workers must be able to climb, stand, sit, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist), push, pull, reach, and lift. Worker must be able to withstand working in the direct sunlight and weather conditions ranging from hot and humid weather, moderate rain and cold while performing their required job duties. Must assist with all Good Agricultural Practices policies. Workers should come prepared wearing appropriate clothing and footwear for the environmental and working conditions described. If the employee is unable or unfit to perform the duties listed after a 14-day trial period, the employee will receive
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
A SOTO SOUTHERN AG INC. 3
Location:
IMOKALEE, FL 34142
Telephone Number:
+12396343487

Worksite

Address:
MOUZIN BROTHERS 1010 TY TY 31.428665, -83.616035, TIFTON, GA 31793

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22090-026765
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/12/2022

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