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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Farmworkers Laborers, Crop

Lupes Agricultura

Martinsburg, PA

$15.54 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17173981584
Email address to Apply:
luagri816@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
19
Job Duties:
Fruit Trees: Primary job will be harvesting fruit trees and small fruit. Secondary work will be pruning, planting, fertilizing, staking, cultivating, suckering, watering, training, hand thinning, and other general care associated with fruit trees and small fruits. Worker may perform any combination of the following duties: cultivating and otherwise participating in horticultural duties, loading and unloading plants and trees onto trucks, trailers, and wagons. Hauling and spreading topsoil, fertilizer, and other materials to condition land, dig, take, and screen soil. Plant, spray, weed, and water plants, shrubs, and trees. May plant trees and plants in containers or in the ground. All equipment is provided by contractor, e.g. ladder, pruners, loppers, etc. Nursery Work: Primary job will be propagation of nursery trees, including grafting, budding, and tryping. Secondary work may include cultivating, suckering, stripping, seeding, thinning, weeding, placement & removal of tree clips on buds, planting, pruning, digging, sorting, grading, watering, and other general care associated with propagation and production of nursery trees. All equipment is provided by contractor, e.g. pruners, knifes, ties, etc. Planting/Cultivating/Harvesting Fruits: Workers may plant by hand, pick berries from plants, and carry containers and place along rows for collection. May be identified with tasks performed, such as picking, cutting, bunching, and washing with harvested crops such as apricots, cherries, plums, peaches, nectarines, apples, blueberries, pears, grapes, quince, etc. Workers will perform all duties to promote market quality development of crops. Other Related Duties: Workers may chop weeds from plants with a hoe, apply side dressing to tree wounds, drain fields, prepare land for planting, maintenance of tools and equipment and other work that is directly related to the crop and activities for which the worker is hired. Such work will be offered when climate or crop conditions preclude working in the primary activities stated above. General farm upkeep and maintenance such as painting, fixing, cleaning, and organizing out building and equipment. Some workers may be responsible stacking produce on pallets. Some workers are responsible for picking fresh fruit. The fruit goes straight to the customer and is not sorted first and is expected to be good quality. Workers that qualify may be required to operate Agriculture Machinery or Equipment. General farm upkeep and maintenance such as painting, fixing, cleaning, and organizing out building and equipment. Employees may volunteer to work additional hours when work is available. Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer?s control. These periods can occur any time throughout the season, if workers request a leave of absence during these periods of no work, the hours will be deducted from the hours offered under the ETA 790A. A copy of the work contract or a copy of the ETA 790 in lieu of a work contract, and any modifications, will be provided to the H-2A worker no later than the time at which the worker applies for the Visa, or to a worker in corresponding employment, no later than on the day work commences. For an H-2A worker going from an H-2A employer to a subsequent H-2A employer, a copy of the contract will be provided no later than the time an offer of employment is made by the subsequent H-2A employer.
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:
1
Special Requirements:
This type of work, involves working conditions that require tremendous stamina, a high level of physical activity in cold or extremely hot conditions in direct sunlight and in adverse weather such as rain. The work requires a high level of physical conditioning. Due to the type of work involved, there is a Probationary Period of five (5) days beginning with the first day of employment, to show possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance to perform this type of work.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Lupes Agricultura
Company Name:
Guadalupe Sandoval
Location:
Abbottstown, PA 17301
Telephone Number:
+17173981584

Worksite

Address:
316 Orchard Ln, Martinsburg, PA 16662

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22124-135526
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
per Quater Bushel Bag
Date Posted:
5/18/2022

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