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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Farm Worker

WORLDWIDE HARVESTING CO LLC

Hurlock, MD

$5.54 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18636731797
Email address to Apply:
WWHARVESTINGCO@YAHOO.COM

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
220
Job Duties:
Harvesting Watermelon by hand, the worker will walk down the watermelon field rows where the watermelon will be harvested. The worker will first cut the vine off the watermelon with a small knife and turn the watermelon over. The worker will bend over harvesting the ripe watermelon which can vary in weight from 20 lbs to 60 lbs from the ground and tossing the watermelon to the worker next to him and this worker will toss the watermelon to the next worker and so on, until the watermelon is then tossed to the person inside the bus who will place the watermelon on the floor. Workers will operate the melon buses in the fields , where they will drive a bus through each row in the fields while workers on the ground toss the melons onto the bus. Once each bus is full the worker will then transport the loaded bus to the packing shed and switch to an unloaded bus and transport it back to the field to repeat the loading process. Packing: When the bus is full, it will be taken to the packing house which is located inside the farm, where the workers will unload the watermelon and put it in a conveyor belt that will transport the watermelon into the packing house where it will be separated by size, labeled, and packed. Worker will operate a forklift within the packing shed, where worker will move pallets from the packing line and into a storage area within the packing shed and into trailers for distribution. 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 employers control. These periods can occur any time throughout the season 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:
45-2092.02 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

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. Este tipo de trabajo, implica condiciones de trabajo que requieren una tremenda resistencia, un alto nivel de actividad fsica en condiciones fras o extremadamente calientes bajo la luz solar directa y en condiciones climticas adversas como la lluvia. El trabajo requiere un alto nivel de acondicionamiento fsico. Debido al tipo de trabajo involucrado, hay un Perodo de Prueba de cinco (5) das comenzando con el primer da de empleo, para mostrar la posesin de la fuerza fsica y la resistencia necesarias
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
WORLDWIDE HARVESTING CO LLC
Company Name:
WORLDWIDE HARVESTING CO LLC
Location:
Labelle, FL 33935
Telephone Number:
+18636731797

Worksite

Address:
4869 Petersburg Road, Hurlock, MD 21643

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22136-176882
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
per bus
Date Posted:
6/8/2022

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