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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Supervisor

Jackson Citrus, Inc. - IL (Supervisors)

Dewey, IL

$15.89 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18636753119
Web address to Apply:
https://www2.illinois.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
8
Job Duties:
Job requires workers to: supervise general farm workers and laborers to enssure jobs are completed in accordance with company policies, report any issues to Employer management, inspect produce for quality control, and use a 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. Worker will be required to clock farm laborers/hand-harvesters in and out. Worker will be required to report any farm laborer/hand harvester worker absences or separations from employment to Employer immediately. Worker will be required to communicate with other supervisors and farm management. Worker will be responsible for providing harvest team members with necessary water supply, work tools including ladders and picking bags. Employer will inform worker of daily picking standards, including color, size and grade, and worker will be responsible for communicating standards to harvest team members. Harvest supervision requires extensive walking throughout the day and frequent stooping/bending. Worker will be required to consistently check crop containers throughout the day to verify compliance with quality standards. Worker must be able to identify any bruising or other damage, and check produce size and color. Worker will provide training to harvest team members whose production does not meet productivity or quality standards. Training includes verbal instruction, written warnings, time off, or other coaching or instruction to teach harvest team member to work more efficiently.
Job Classification:
45-1011.00 - First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 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.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
24
Special Requirements:
The employer may conduct a drug test post-hire at the employer's expense upon reasonable suspicion after a worker has been involved in an accident while working. On the first workday, the employer will provide specific instructions and/or training (6 hours) in the proper way to perform the crop activity. Thereafter, the worker will be expected to perform the task with diligence as instructed.) The employer reserves the right to terminate the worker if they fail to meet the established productivity standard indicated in the petition after the one-day (6 hour) training and three to five-day acclimation period. Workers will be expected to not adversely affect the productivity of the other workers, and to perform the work in a manner specified by the employer and described herein.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Jackson Citrus, Inc. - IL (Supervisors)
Location:
Labelle, FL 33935
Telephone Number:
+18636753119

Worksite

Address:
Bayer Crop Science, LP. 2854 County Road 800 E, Dewey, IL 61840

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22115-101922
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/6/2022

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