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
Job duties include the operation of various tractors and farm equipment to perform necessary field duties, harvest, and transport crops to the elevator or storage area. Equipment that employees will operate includes but is not limited to tractors with various implements attached, combines, backhoe, mowers, trackhoe, and semi-trucks to transport crops. Employees will also perform manual labor including but not limited to performing mechanical repair and maintenance on equipment and around the farmstead; using hand tools in fields; and performing cleaning and housekeeping duties around the farm and shop locations. Employees must have or be able to obtain a drivers license within 30 days of hire; must have basic English literacy, reading, and math skills; and at least 3 months of experience. Increase or bonus may be possible depending on experience and merit.
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.
Months of Experience Required:
Employees must have or be able to obtain a drivers license within 30 days of hire; must have basic English literacy, reading, and math skills; and at least 3 months of experience.