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

Skip to main contentSkip to select language
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

General Farmworker

Folson Farms

East Grand Forks, MN

$15.37 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12187731201

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
16
Job Duties:
We grow, package and ship red and gold potatoes. We bring potatoes from the field on trucks to our facility where we unload them and put them into storage buildings. We wash the potatoes and sort them by size and grade. After the potatoes are inspected and sorted, we package them in 3, 5, 10, 15, 20- and 50-pound bags and ship them out. We need employees to stack 3, 5, 10, 15, 20- and 50-pound bags on pallets and in bins. Shrink wrap stacked pallets. Assemble bins, boxes and other packing materials. Clean the plant and equipment. Inspect incoming potatoes during harvest and remove dirt and debris and assist in operating packing equipment. Clean harvest trucks. Operate bin piler to pile incoming potatoes in bins. Drive truck in field and under harvester.
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:
3
Special Requirements:
Mechanical skills are beneficial. Regular driver's license. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Job requires repetitive movements. Employer will conduct post hire drug test at no cost to the employees to enforce a drug free workplace. Failing a drug test will result in termination. Require 3 months farm or potato experience.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Folson Farms
Location:
East Grand Forks, MN 56721
Telephone Number:
+12187731201

Worksite

Address:
306 7th Ave NE, East Grand Forks, MN 56721

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22171-296606
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/5/2022

Share