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

Ag-Mart Produce, Inc.

Cedarville, NJ

$15.54 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18137590765
Email address to Apply:
vlasalle@santasweets.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Agriculture Equipment Operator to operate equipment used to harvest tomatoes. Must have the correct type of license required by State and Federals laws, and drivers responsible for transporting workers will be required to have a valid and unexpired Federal Farm Labor Contractor or Federal Farm Labor Contractor Employee Registration with driving authorization. Will be responsible for operating the vehicles used to move crops on the farm. Must be able to safely operate the buses that are used to transport workers to and from work sites. Transport workers on bus from housing to farm locations and back to housing, weekly shopping trips to stores for groceries and trips to the laundromat, and field level supervision - supervising farm labor. Should be able to provide proof of accident-free driving record and background. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. Operate forklifts and equipment used to move supplies and harvesting equipment in the field. Maintain harvest equipment. Must be able to reach, bend and lift items weighing 50 pounds. Must be able to work outdoors in dusty/dirty conditions, at extreme heat and cold inclement weather. Must be able to listen to, understand, and follow simple instructions of supervisors and dispatcher. Must be able to work in fields where ants, snakes and poison ivy are encountered. The alternative work is truck maintenance and farm maintenance – including the repair of vehicles and various equipment and tools used on the farm, irrigation; load and unload crops or containers of materials, manually or using conveyors, handtrucks, forklifts, or transfer augers; Mix specified materials or chemicals, and dump solutions, powders, or seeds into planter or sprayer machinery; spray fertilizer or pesticide solutions to control insects, fungus and weed growth, and diseases, using hand sprayers; observe and listen to machinery operation to detect equipment malfunctions; operate or tend equipment used in agricultural production, such as tractors, combines, and irrigation equipment; attach farm implements such as plows, discs, sprayers, or harvesters to tractors, using bolts and hand tools; walk beside or ride on planting machines while inserting plants in planter mechanisms at specified intervals; drive trucks to haul crops, supplies, tools, or farm workers; irrigate soil, using portable pipes or ditch systems, and maintain ditches or pipes and pumps. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination.
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:
See Addendum C
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Ag-Mart Produce, Inc.
Location:
Plant City, FL 33563
Telephone Number:
+18137590765

Worksite

Address:
20 Duffield Ave., Cedarville, NJ 08311

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22091-030517
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/6/2022

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