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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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers

Jackson Citrus, Inc. - IL #5

Illiopolis, IL

$15.89 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18636753119

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
18
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Workers will bundling harvest bags, loading dryer boxes, hailing bundles of harvested material from the fields, removal of tassel bags, or other used supplies from the fields, removal of tassel bags, shoots bags, or used supplies from the field. Sorting harvest bundles for shipping to shelling hubs. Laying out harvested material in tubs for selection. The worker in order to perform this kind of work must be able to work outside for at least seven and one-half (7) hours a 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 job described without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the workers refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due to such workers willful damage or destruction of the tools. Plot Maintenance Hand pulling weeds, hoeing weeds, rogueing off-type plants from corn field, placing stakes, attaching row tags. Husk / Sort Description: The corn flows over the husking beds, which remove the husk. Once the corn is husked, it is added to the sorting tables where workers will check for any remaining husk on the ears. The workers will do quality checks looking for corn/ears that is discolored, abnormal or moldy and remove it from the sorting table. General Farm Labor / Clean-up of Field Property and Housing for Harvesting Workers: Workers on physical work restrictions or when harvesting work is not available may be required to perform miscellaneous clean-up work on field property, on structures utilized in the field operation, and on housing for harvesting workers. Such clean-up activities include the sprouting, pruning, and painting of; debris, weeding, irrigation repair; housing and structure cleaning and repair; and general field clean-up as required. Dryer loadouts support the production process with labor as needed during the loadout process. While performing the duties the worker is regularly required to stand, make repetitive reach motion with arms and hands while applying physical exertion, pulling, pushing, twisting at the waste, walk on uneven surfaces, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk and hear. Dryer loadouts will unload and complete kernel cleans on all dryer bins. Green Corn Unloading: Green Corn Unloaders will support the production process with labor as needed during the unloading of green corn trucks. Follow oral and written instructions to collect samples from trucks, sweep/shovel corn as it piles up by pit, sweep/blow off floors, sides and canopy frames of trailers. It may be necessary for workers to assist in the use, repair and drive farm equipment such as tractors, trucks, trailers and harvest machinery. Workers will be paid the highest of the adverse effect wage rate, the prevailing wage rate, or the applicable minimum wage rate for time spent performing such clean-up work. Quality Check/Sampling: monitoring quality through visual checks or sampling, setting up materials, loading materials onto equipment, stacking/unstacking product, material handling via forklift, picking and preparing loads for shipment, re-working product by replacing labeling, or loading bags onto conveyors, general housekeeping. They will be checking quality by comparing pictures of acceptable quality to current products and rejecting items not meeting the standard. These duties encompass 10% of the workers time and will be preformed at a facility in the field on the farm. The role requires the occasional lifting of bags weighing between 45 and 60 lbs. The role requires the ability to climb stairs and/or ladders. The role also requires the ability to operate a forklift to move product and materials.
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:
Applicants must be able to furnish job references establishing acceptable prior experience or a notarized statement describing the specific prior experience. Successful applicants will be subject to a five (5) day trial period during which their performance of the required task will be evaluated. If the performance during the trial period isn't acceptable to the employer, the worker's employment will be terminated. 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.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Jackson Citrus, Inc. - IL #5
Location:
Labelle, FL 33935
Telephone Number:
+18636753119

Worksite

Address:
Bayer Crop Science, LP. 4370 Mt. Pulaski Road N., Illiopolis, IL 62539

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22132-164236
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/24/2022

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