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

Skip to main contentSkip to select language
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworker

Vermilion Sugarcane Farmers Association

Maurice, LA

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13376526999
Email address to Apply:
bsimon2960@yahoo.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
18
Job Duties:
Job duties include planting and cultivation of sugarcane; maintenance of hay fields; loading of hay; pulling/chopping weeds by hand for prolonged period; manual shovel work; clean out ditches by hand/with shovel; walking; lifting up to 50 lbs.; bending; reaching repetitively; operate/perform minor maintenance on farm vehicles and equipment; farm, field and shed sanitation duties. Due to proximity to large farm equipment/vehicles, worker may be required to take random drug test, post-hire (paid by Employer); testing positive, or failure to comply, may result in immediate termination; 3 months in similar farm occupation required; exposure to extreme temperatures, repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking, and frequent stooping. Base hours offered is 35 hours offered; overtime hours are usually offered during plentiful season and may include an additional 10-40 hours of overtime work depending on the nature of the season. Las tareas incluyen la plantación y el cultivo de caña de azúcar; mantenimiento de los campos de heno; carga de heno; tirar/cortar malezas a mano durante un período prolongado; trabajo manual de palas; limpiar zanjas a mano/con pala; caminar; levantamiento de hasta 50 libras; flexión; llegar repetitivamente; operar/realizar pequeños trabajos de mantenimiento en vehículos y equipos agrícolas; tareas de saneamiento en granjas, campos y cobertizos. Debido a la proximidad a grandes equipos agrícolas / vehículos, los trabajadores pueden ser obligados a tomar prueba de drogas al azar, post-alquiler (pagado por el empleador); dar positivo en los ensayos o no cumplirlos puede dar lugar a la terminación inmediata; 3 meses en una explotación agrícola similar; exposición a temperaturas extremas, movimientos repetitivos, empujones/tirones extensos, caminatas extensas y paradas frecuentes. El horario base ofrecido es de 35 horas; las horas extraordinarias se suelen ofrecer durante una temporada abundante y pueden incluir entre 10 y 40 horas adicionales de trabajo en horas extraordinarias dependiendo de la naturaleza de la temporada.
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
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Vermilion Sugarcane Farmers Association
Location:
Maurice, LA 70555
Telephone Number:
+13373197641

Worksite

Address:
11468 LaGrange Road + 15 mile radius, Maurice, LA 70555

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22123-132024
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/24/2022

Share