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

Farmworker and Laborer

The Berry Ranch

Nampa, ID

$14.68 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12083323570
Email address to Apply:
H2A.mailbox@labor.idaho.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
15
Job Duties:
This is an application for farm workers and laborers for a farm that grows tomatoes, sweet corn, berries, pumpkins, and garden vegetables along with other row and field crops, like triticale. All other duties assigned under this order will be those duties of Farm Worker and Laborer Crop, Nursery and Greenhouse, under the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics Standard Occupational Classification Code 45-2092. Workers that possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable may drive vehicles to transport crops, equipment and workers. Irrigation Job Duties: Hand lines: 1. Connect pipes 2. Check the alignment of pipe and adjust for proper water distribution 3. Attach lines to water supply 4. Turn on pump 5. Turn valves to start flow of water 6. Disassemble lines and carry pipes across fields at specified intervals 7. Move pipes through freshly irrigated crop and/or plowed fields where mud may be deep at times 8. Lift and carry pipe sections weighing approximately 60 pounds on a sustained basis Flood Irrigation: 1. Lift gate inside of flooded irrigation ditch/pipe permitting water to flow into bordered section of field 2. Shovel and pack dirt in low spots of embankment of cut trenches in high areas to direct waterflow 3. Close gates in ditch/pipe when bordered section is flooded 4. Open gate or connect pipe to underground pipe system that releases water flow into reservoir or ditch 5. Siphon water from flooded reservoir or ditch to channel water into designated areas 6. Shovel or hoe soil to clear ditches/furrows and build embankments to appropriately channel water 7. Mix and apply proper solutions to fill holes/cracks in pipes, ditches, and spillways, and make minor repairs to metal, concrete, and wooden frameworks in pipe and ditch valves and gates. Drip Irrigation: Workers will lay drip tape and remove drip tape in fields during the growing season. They will inspect, monitor, and repair drip system daily.
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:
Prohibited and Unacceptable Conduct Per 20 CFR 655.135 (j), The employer and its agents have not sought or received payment of any kind from any employee subject to 8 U.S.C. 1188 for any activity related to obtaining H-2A labor certification, including payment of the employer's attorneys' fees, application fees, or recruitment costs. For purposes of this paragraph, payment includes, but is not limited to, monetary payments, wage concessions (including deductions from wages, salary, or benefits), kickbacks, bribes, tributes, in kind payments, and free labor. This provision does not prohibit employers or their agents from receiving reimbursement for costs that are the responsibility and primarily for the benefit of the worker, such as government-required passport, or visa fees. Worker will be reimbursed should the worker receive a visa and arrive at the place of work.
Number of Hours Per Week:
50
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
The Berry Ranch
Location:
Nampa, ID 83687
Telephone Number:
+12084663860

Worksite

Address:
7998 HWY 20-26, Nampa, ID 83687

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22132-167539
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/27/2022

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