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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Farmworkres and Laborers

Jackson Citrus, Inc. - IL #3

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:
150
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. The worker will walk down the aisles between the plants in the cornfields, for the purpose of detasseling seed corn, moving rogue plants, removing weeds, and volunteer corn plants from seed corn production fields. The worker in order to perform this kind of work must be able to work outside for at least 6 hours per day in all kinds of weather and be in possession of the requisite strength and endurance, working quickly and skillfully with their hands. The employer will provide the tools necessary (if applicable) to perform the jobs described without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the worker's refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due to such workers' willful damage or destruction of the tools. Other Requirements: Workers seeking employment under this job order must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. The employer retains the right to discharge any obviously unqualified worker, malingerer, or recalcitrant worker who is physically able to complete the work but does not demonstrate a willingness to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason. Sanitation Requirements: For food and general safety purposes, all workers will be required and expected to follow common sanitary practices at all times. This is particularly critical when working in agricultural crops for human consumption. Employees are required to cleanse their hands by washing them thoroughly with soap and water after using the bathroom and before entering the fields. All workers must report all injuries and illnesses to their employer. As well as any communicable diseases such as but not limited to diarrhea, or any other infectious disease or illness. Workers shall report immediately any cuts or abrasions that cause open bleeding. No tobacco, food, gum, candy, drink (other than water), or medication is allowed while working in the field. No jewelry, watches, or fingernails longer than 1/8" are allowed. No open-toe shoes or sandals are permitted. Glass bottles, drinking glasses, or any item made from glass are prohibited in the field. Improper hygiene will not be tolerated. Throw the used bathroom tissue into the toilet every time, then flush the toilet. Keep the restrooms, rest areas, and portable facilities in the field clean for others.
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:
No
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 #3
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-300-22117-110850
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/12/2022

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