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
Job duties include the operation of various farm equipment to harvest and transport crops to the storage area. Equipment that employees will operate includes combine, tractor, grain cart, 18 wheelers, and forklift. Duties include manual labor such as servicing equipment, cleaning around the shop and farm, using hand tools in fields, weed eating, mowing grass, and pressure washing when necessary. Employees must have or be able to obtain a drivers license within 30 days of hire; 3 months of experience, and basic English literacy, reading, and math skills. Increase or bonus may be possible depending on experience and merit.
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.
Months of Experience Required:
Employees must be able to lift 100 pounds since they will be laying pipe and setting underground equipment. Employees will also be required to meet the marked tasks as they may apply when performing duties on the farm. Criminal background check may be done post hire at the employer's expense to ensure safety on and around the worksite.