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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General Ranch Worker

Wiregrass Ranch, Inc.

Wesley Chapel, FL

$12.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18137519922
Email address to Apply:
whp@thewiregrassranch.com
Web address to Apply:
https://www.employflorida.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Two temporary position opening. $12.41 per hour + housing at no cost to the worker. A signed contract may be required. 3/4 time guarantee. Work tools, supplies and equipment will be provided at no cost to the worker. Transportation & subsistence expenses to worksite provided by employer or paid by employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract. Must be able to ride ATV in order to move the livestock safely. Must have 3 months experience and provide (1) reference from previous employer with knowledge of applicants skills. Must be able to lift 75 pounds. Must have knowledge of building and repair of fence, irrigation knowledge and management, planting, cultivating and harvesting hay for livestock. Irrigate fields and row crops using gravity flow. Shovels and packs dirt in low spots on ditch banks, cuts trenches in high areas to direct water flow. Closes turnouts in ditch when bordering area is flooded. Removes obstructions from rows and builds up edges of rows with dirt. Shovels soil to clear ditches and furrows, builds up edges of rows with dirt. Shovels soil to clear ditches and furrows, builds embankments to channel water to designated areas. Workers must be willing to perform all duties according to the employer's requirements during the contract period. Skills to maintain equipment in a working condition and observe safe practices. Longer hours and more days (up to 7 days per week) may be required during irrigation and hay season. Workers must be willing and able to perform all duties according to the employers requirements during the contract period. Workers will be expected to work in conditions normally associated with Florida climatic conditions.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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:
The employer will provide workers compensation coverage for injury and disease arising out of and in the course of the workers employment and no cost to the worker and will be in effect not later than the beginning date of this job order. The employer will provide at no cost to worker, a cell phone as an effective means of communicating with persons capable of responding to the workers need in case of an emergency. This devise may be used for emergency or business use only. This may be substituted for other means if the conditions warrant. Worker will be directed and controlled by the ranch operator and/or designated foreman. However, workers are often required to work alone for long periods without supervision and to perform the required work reliably and properly. Three months prior experience as a general ranch worker and one satisfactory reference is required. The name and address or telephone number of the employer reference that can verify the workers experience
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Wiregrass Ranch, Inc.
Location:
Wesley Chapel, FL 33544
Telephone Number:
+18139737491

Worksite

Address:
28.20500, -82.31631, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22092-031584
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/10/2022

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