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

Farmworkers and Laborers

Amos Farms, LLC #2

Kewadin, MI

$15.37 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12314926952
Email address to Apply:
amosfarm1@att.net
Web address to Apply:
https://www.michiganworks.org

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
15
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Willing to commit for the entire season. Orchard Maintenance - Orchard Maintenance includes weeding, pruning, thinning, staking, and field clean up and training trees. Workers will use Pruning clippers and saws. Workers will operate forklift. Workers will be responsible for the elimination of old and unproductive trees and plants. Building and Grounds Maintenance: Wash, clean, repair, and paint farm buildings and farmhouses. Repair and mend fences on grounds. Remove debris from the grounds such as, sticks, straw, rocks, paper, etc. Workers may be responsible for collecting garbage, cleaning bathrooms, sweeping, and mopping floors. Repair, maintain and clean all hand tools and mechanical equipment . Pears and Apples - Climb ladders up to 12 feet in length carrying up to 40 pounds. Ties, wraps, and trains apple and pear trees. Care for trees during growing process. Recognize tree disease. Pick fruit according to size, color, and grade. Workers picking Fuji and Honey Crisp Apples must pick with great care not to bruise them. Workers must exercise care to prevent bruising or breaking of trees/fruit. Workers will use a harness, bucket or bag while picking low hanging fruit while standing on the ground and higher branches while standing on a ladder. If processing apples and pears are not picked at 1.25 18-bushel boxes per hour to meet the standard production rate or if the employee is unable or unfit to perform the duties listed after a 14-day trial period, the employee will receive warnings, hours may be reduced to the minimum allowed in the certified petition or terminated. May transport workers to fields and grocery store.
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:
A valid Drivers' License required to transport workers to fields and grocery store. Workers should come prepared wearing appropriate clothing and footwear for the environmental and working conditions described. Cell phone can only be used during breaks, emergencies, and communicated with supervisor when needed. Lifting requirement of up to 60 lbs. All tools, supplies and equipment will be provided at no cost to workers. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. Workers must have 3 months experience in orchard/farm work. Workers should expect periods of little/no work due to weather conditions beyond employers control. Hours and days of work may vary due to weather conditions. Most of the workday is spent in agricultural fields and involves exposure to sun, wind, rain, soil, mud, dust, heat, cold, humid, and other natural elements. Workers may stand in one place for long periods of time and must be able to climb, stand, sit, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist),
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Amos Farms, LLC #2
Location:
WILLIAMSBURG, MI 49690
Telephone Number:
+12314926952

Worksite

Address:
12922 Coleman Rd, Kewadin, MI 49648

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22174-308298
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Pears Per 18-Bushel Box
Date Posted:
7/7/2022

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