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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Graders & Sorters, Agricultural Products

Peri & Sons Farms, Inc.

Yerington, NV

$15.58 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17754639928
Email address to Apply:
mmontes@periandsons.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
25
Job Duties:
All the tasks in this job description constitute one (1) job; the employer may assign workers to different tasks on any day or to multiple tasks during the same day at the sole judgment of the employer. Workers must have the ability to grade and sort onions by size, color and aesthetic appearance. Workers will stand for long hours at grading tables removing onions that are not to the specific grade. Workers may be required to perform work at the packing facility, storage facilities or on the farm that is incidental to packaging the onions, such as performing cleaning and repairing the storage and packing buildings, grounds, sort and move packaging (i.e. cartons, bags, labels, pallets, etc.). Facilitate the loading of product to harvest vehicles in the field. Workers may transport crops and farm equipment between growing sites and to storage. All other duties assigned under this order will be those duties of Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products, under the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics Standard Occupational Classification Code 45-2041. Specific instructions and close supervision will be provided by the farm owner and/or supervisor designated by the grower. Workers will be expected to perform their duties in a timely and proficient manner and will have close supervision to insure adherence to instructions. Work will be closely monitored and reviewed for quality. Worker may never ride on agricultural equipment not designed for work related riding purposes or any other non-passenger intended equipment unless instructed and authorized by the employer or supervisor to do so. All work related injuries must be immediately reported to the crew leader, foreman, or supervisor. If requested, worker must sign a document weekly to confirm whether or not they have been injured and other work related information. Worker may not engage in horseplay or other disruptive or discourteous behavior at work, in housing or while riding on employer provided transportation. Workers must treat fellow employees and their foremen/supervisor with courtesy and follow their directions/instructions. Workers must comply with attached work rules and other lawful job related work requirements as disclosed. The employer will provide without charge to the worker the tools, supplies and equipment necessary to perform the job duties. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the workers refusal or negligent failure to return property of the employer or due to such workers willful damage or destruction of such property. Workers may be required to add empty bags to bagger machines, remove full bags from machines, manually cinch and tie the bags, lift bag to a conveyor belt (approximately 4" to 18" from ground level). Workers may be required to stack full bags of onions (weighing up to 55 lbs.) by removing them from conveyor table and placing them in a specific pattern on a pallet, stacking them from 40 bags to 100 bags per pallets, depending on size. Workers may also be required to work with a boxing machine. This will require the worker to place empty boxes on the machine and then fold close and remove the box from the machine. Worker will then place the full boxes on a pallet, stacking in a particular pattern to a quantity of 42 boxes per pallet. Workers will work on their feet for long periods of time. Workers will supply their own work clothes. This is a very demanding and competitive business in which quality specifications must be rigorously adhered to. Sloppy work cannot and will not be tolerated. Job specifications can change from time to time during the season due to crop or market conditions, even on the same crop. Workers will be expected to conform to the specific instructions given for each days work.
Job Classification:
45-2041.00 - Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

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:
Must have 30 days verifiable experience in grading and packing onions and some experience in general agricultural labor practices. Employees may be requested post-hire to take drug and alcohol tests at the expense of Peri & Sons Farms at no cost to the worker. Drug and alcohol testing may also take place in the event an accident or incident occurs that warrants testing per the company policy. Failure to comply with the request of the company may result in immediate termination.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Peri & Sons Farms, Inc.
Location:
Yerington, NV 89447
Telephone Number:
+17754639934

Worksite

Address:
102 McLeod St, Yerington, NV 89447

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22167-288842
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Crop 1 - See Addendum A - Additional Crops
Date Posted:
7/14/2022

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