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

Farm Workers and Laborers

Farm Labor Contractor

Dover, FL

$12.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+8139468222
Email address to Apply:
agricrew@berryboss.com
Web address to Apply:
www.employflorida.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
82
Job Duties:
Crops being planted and harvested: Strawberries, Melons, Squash, Cucumbers, Beans, and Peppers. General Specifications and Physical Requirements of the Job: majority of the workday is spent on ones feet, constantly in movement, and outdoors. Workers are rarely in one place for any period of time. It is estimated that 10% growing and maintaining, and 90% harvesting and containerizing products. Workers must be able to stand, walk, sit, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist), push, pull, reach, lift and carry items weighing up to 60 pounds during the course of performing all required job specifications. All work is performed in outdoor agricultural fields and involves exposure to sun, wind, rain, soil, mud, dust, heat, cold and other natural elements. Worker must be able to withstand working in the direct sunlight, and conditions ranging from hot and humid weather, moderate rain and cold while performing their required job duties. Workers should come prepared wearing appropriate clothing and footwear for the environmental and working conditions described. Work entails exposure to soil, plants, insects, fertilizers, pesticide residues, ect. Employer will comply with all worker protection standards and restrictions applicable to the use of pesticides and other chemicals. Workers are required to comply with all applicable worker protections standards as communicated by supervisors and managers. Required posters will be placed at applications areas displaying date and time that re-entry is allowed. For the company to ensure the highest level of food safety within its operation, workers must be able to listen to, and follow verbal instruction by any farm manager and/or supervisors and understand the purpose of required posters that are in place. Employer will provide tools, equipment, harvest materials, protective clothing, where required to perform all job specifications at no cost to the worker. Workers with proper training can assist with use of harvest aid machinery. The reasonable repair or replacement cost of tools or equipment assigned to the worker may be deducted from the workers paycheck for willful damage or loss of such tool or equipment. All Company Employee Safety and Hygiene Policies, including Harvest Crew Hygiene, Employee Conduct, Food Safety and Security, must be followed by each worker. Employer will provide mandatory pesticide and Food Safety Training to employees that comply with all federal, state and local statues and regulations. Each hired worker will receive by the first day of work, a copy of the Employee Handbook outlining such policies and procedures. Worker is responsible to read thoroughly the information provided, and to seek assistance of a Farm Manager for questions or clarity. Daily job assignments will be made by, and at the sole discretion of supervisors, managers or farmer as the progression of the growing season dictates. Workers must perform the assigned work as described, and work at the assigned locations. Workers may not switch work at company locations without specific authorization of their supervisor or manager. At the direction of the manager and/or supervisor workers may be reassigned to different farm locations within the company at various times of the work day and/or on different days. Workers will perform all job specifications as instructed by the manager or crew supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time and may include all of the following job specifications:
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:
Must Have the ability to withstand extended hours in direct sunlight, moderate rain, and temperatures ranging from 28 degrees- 102 degrees Fahrenheit while performing job duties. Must be able to follow simple instructions. Must be able to repeatedly and continuously lift and carry 60 pounds for minimal distances.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Farm Labor Contractor
Company Name:
Agri Crew, LLC.
Location:
Dover, FL 33527
Telephone Number:
+18139468222

Worksite

Address:
3829 S Forbes Rd, Dover, FL 33527

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22153-235575
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Strawberry harvest piece rate: $1.50-$4.00* per 8 by 1, 4 by 2, 2 by 4, 0r 12 by 1 clamshells. Processing/ juicing strawberries: $1.50 per tub (approx. 20lbs). *Piece rate will depend on fruit condition, fruit yield, and market value.
Date Posted:
6/27/2022

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