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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Harvesters

RAMOS AGRICULTURAL SERVICES, LLC

OKEECHOBEE, FL

$12.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18634414258
Email address to Apply:
ag.alex.ramos@gmail.com
Web address to Apply:
WWW.EMPLOYFLORIDA.COM

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Workers must follow direction from the supervisor in charge. Sod Planting: Tree/weed removal, picking up scrap sod from fields. Using the following hand tools: wrenches, ratchets, sockets, screw drivers, hammer/nails, pitchforks, shovels, rakes, string trimmer, ratchet straps, and machetes. Workers may use the following machines: fuel pumps, air compressors, grinders and forklift. Sod Harvesting: Assisting the Sod Harvesting Manager with performing a second level of quality control. Sod Stacking (by hand): Hand stacking sod on back of the tractor. On days when there are large orders or the mechanical sod stacker breaks down, manual sod stackers are used. Taking slabs and manually stacking them on a pallet. Sod Loading (by forklift): Sod is harvested by hand or sod harvester and stacked on a pallet in the field. Customers come out to the field and workers take pallets of sod load them on a customer’s trailer or rear of truck. Slabs of sod weight about 3-8 pounds each. Must be able to transfer 160 slabs of sod by hand to a pallet. Workers may install Sod. May transport workers to fields and grocery store. OFLC Administrator publishes new AEWR rates yearly and we reserve the right to adjust our job order to the new published rate regardless of rate increases or decreases. Raises and bonuses may be offered to any seasonal worker, at the employer’s discretion, based on individual factors including but not limited to, performance, experience, number of hours worked in the season, number of seasons worked with the company, adherence to work rules and ability to follow supervisor’s instructions.
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
Special Requirements:
Workers must have three (3) months experience in planting and harvesting sod. A valid drivers' license required to transport workers to fields and grocery store. Workers should come prepared wearing appropriate clothing and footwear for the environmental and working conditions described. Cell phone can only be used during breaks, emergencies, and communicated with supervisor when needed. All tools, supplies and equipment will be provided at no cost to workers. Most of the workday is spent in the fields and involves exposure to sun, wind, rain, soil, mud, dust, heat, cold, humid, and other natural elements. Due to the nature of the business and equipment used, repetitive movement such as pushing, pulling, sitting, walking, stooping, bending (from waist), and lifting, while performing required job duties, Workers must be fit. Lifting requirement may have a range of 5 - 40 lbs. If the employee is unable or unfit to perform the duties listed after a 14-day trial period, the employee will
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
RAMOS AGRICULTURAL SERVICES, LLC
Location:
LAKE PLACID, FL 33862
Telephone Number:
+18634414258

Worksite

Address:
24468 NW 160TH DR., OKEECHOBEE, FL 34972

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22132-166164
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
PER PALLET
Date Posted:
5/19/2022

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