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

J & A Farms Partnership

Newport, AR

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18702173416
Email address to Apply:
jafarms3000@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
Job duties include operating farm equipment including tractors, sprayers, semi-trucks, litter trucks, combines and mowers to till soil, prepare land, harvest and transporting crops to storage or market. Job will also require workers attaching implements to tractors; changing combine cutting heads; installing rice gates; working with irrigation equipment such as pipe, pivots and well motors; cleaning and maintaining shop areas; washing equipment; performing maintenance on tractors, farm structures, and other farm equipment; mowing; weed eating; picking up limbs; working in and around grain bins/storage facility; sweeping grain bins; leveling bins; spraying around wells; repairing fencing; tending to livestock; feeding livestock; and working the livestock for flys two times per year; cutting and baling hay. Pay increase or bonus may be possible depending on experience and merit.
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:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Job requires having, or being able to obtain, a driver's license within 30 days of hire. Drug screening and criminal background checks may be possible post-hire at the employer's expense. Failure of drug testing could result in immediate termination or other disciplinary measures. The employer will not employ any person that has been convicted of a felony or mis-demeanor. Workers will be required to lift objects that could be 50 lbs. Job duties will require workers to be exposed to outdoor temperatures while working, which could exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit or be below freezing; pushing; pulling; sitting or walking for extended periods; frequent stooping or bending over; repetitive movements. Basic English literacy and math skills are required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
50
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:20 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
J & A Farms Partnership
Location:
Newport, AR 72112
Telephone Number:
+18702173416

Worksite

Address:
2699 Hwy 14 E, Newport, AR 72112

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22159-259852
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/23/2022

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