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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Agricultural Equipment Operators

Boudreaux Enterprise RJB, LLC

Napoleonville, LA

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
boudreauxenterprise@yahoo.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
13
Job Duties:
Workers will plant, cultivate, and harvest sugarcane and soybeans by hand or machine. Operate farm vehicles, equipment, tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self propelled machinery. Use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers and machetes. Till soil and apply fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides. Prepare fields by chopping and reconstructing rows with machinery. Workers will walk, stoop, or kneel when planting sugarcane by hand. Work in groups to plant sugarcane while walking behind and keeping up with a moving wagon. Remove pre-cut sugarcane stalks from supply trailer and manually place and straighten predetermined numbers of sugarcane stalks into an open furrow at specific intervals/overlaps. Load field wagons with sugarcane stalk segments and pick up dropped sugarcane in fields. Properly load seed into hopper. Rogue soybean fields by walking fields on foot to remove undesirable off type soybean varieties and unacceptable weeds using a hoe, shovel or machete. Walk fields to check on and maintain adequate water supply to crops. Use shovels to dig drainage ditches. Repair fences and farm buildings. Clean, using steam cleaner or high pressure water hose, repair and maintain equipment, farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Perform general farm maintenance including weed and grass control. Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress. Use mowers and weed eaters around buildings and farm equipment. Workers with a valid license and doctors certificate may transport other workers and may be offered additional hours. Assist in Good Agricultural Practices policies. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker's Sabbath or federal holidays. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. 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 anytime throughout the season. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and different tasks on different days. TERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a two day introductory period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the introductory period if the worker's performance fails to satisfy the employer's reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the two day introductory period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer's reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employer's recruitment period. Job abandonment will be deemed to occur after five consecutive workdays of unexcused absences.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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:
Perform prolonged sitting, walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying and loading up to 50 lbs. repetitively and work outside in extremely hot, cold and/or wet weather. Must be 18 or older. Employer is a drug-free workplace. Drug testing is conducted post-hire at the employers expense and is not part of the interview process.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Boudreaux Enterprise RJB, LLC
Location:
Labadieville, LA 70372
Telephone Number:
+19856373403

Worksite

Address:
235 Woodlawn Road, Napoleonville, LA 70390

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22151-224949
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/14/2022

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