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
Job requires workers to: supervise general farm laborers/harvesters to assure jobs are completed in accordance with company policies, report any issues to Employer management, inspect produce for quality control and utilize scanning/computer system to track production.
General employment conditions and specific job requirements are detailed below.
General Conditions: Full Growing Season Commitment: Job offered requires worker be available for work every day that work is available for full Item 9 employment period. Worker agrees to be available for and perform the assigned work whenever work is available through full employment period.
Worker must be able to perform all duties within job description in safe manner adhering to all established field safety guidelines, practices, and procedures.
Worker must possess requisite physical strength and endurance to repeat supervisory and general labor duties throughout workday. Worker must work at sustained pace and make good faith efforts to work efficiently as reasonable under working conditions. Supervisor position requires extensive walking and repetitive stooping to pass through fields throughout the day.
Field work begins at assigned time shortly after daylight. Worker may be required to work in field when crops are wet with dew/rain and should have suitable clothing for variable weather conditions.
Employer provides instructions and supervisor will be responsible for communicating instructions to workers. Supervisor must review worker production to assure worker has conformed to specific instructions given for each day's work.
Worker may never ride on agricultural equipment not designed for riding purposes. All work related injuries must be immediately reported to Employer.
Employer conducts and worker must attend orientation on workplace rules, harvest methods, crop specific issues, policies, and safety information.
Supervisor must follow work rules listed below. Supervisor will be required to identify and address any work rule violations with workers in farm laborer/hand harvester position.
Field Supervisor: Worker will provide supervision to crew members in the farm laborer/hand harvester position. Workers will be assigned to harvest team members during harvest season.
Worker must be familiar with Employer food safety policies, and work rules for farm laborer/hand harvester position. Worker must identify and address any violations of employment policies.
45-1011.06 - First-Line Supervisors of Aquacultural Workers
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.
Months of Experience Required:
Criminal background checks and drug testing: Everglades Harvesting may conduct criminal background checks and/or drug/alcohol testing at the employer's expense on all new applicants post-employment. Failure to pass criminal background check and/or drug/alcohol screening is grounds for termination.