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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Farmworkers and Laborers

TREY BROWER FARMS, LLC #5

Bruce, MS

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16623934241
Email address to Apply:
JOBS@H2ACOMPLETE.COM
Web address to Apply:
WWW.MDES.MS.GOV

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
43
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Clearing ground of rocks, sticks & roots by hand, clear brush and trees with chain saw. Use wood to build and repair boxes for digger. Manually weeding fields by hand or using hand tools. Drain water from fields with hand tools and shovel when needed. Load & unload boxes on trucks trailers or sweet potato harvesters. Repair, maintain and clean all hand tools and mechanical equipment prior to and after use. May drive service trucks. Sweet Potatoes - use of mechanical digging equipment to dig potatoes. May harvest sweet potatoes by hand with use of buckets. Must be able to sort, grade & pack potatoes by size, quality or type. May operate skid steers. May only operate tractor pulling mechanical digger. May harvest the following: Peas, Watermelons, Beans, Squash, Okra, Peppers, Tomatoes, Corn and Cotton. OFLC Administrator publishes new AEWR rates yearly and we reserve the right to adjust our job order to the new published rate regardless of rate increases or decreases. Raises and bonuses may be offered to any seasonal worker, at the employer’s discretion, based on individual factors including but not limited to, performance, experience, number of hours worked in the season, number of seasons worked with the company, adherence to work rules and ability to follow supervisor’s instructions.
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:
Three (3) months experience needed for mechanical diggers and sorting and grading sweet potatoes. Employer may conduct a criminal background check. Valid Driver' License required to transport workers to fields and grocery store. There is a lifting requirement of 5 60 lbs. All tools, supplies, and equipment will be provided at no cost to workers. Safety training for use of farm equipment and tractors will be provided, if necessary. 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. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. Workers must be able to climb, stand, sit, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist), push, pull, reach and lift. Work is performed in outdoor agricultural fields and involves exposure to sun, wind, rain, soil, mud, dust, heat, cold and other natural elements.
Number of Hours Per Week:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
TREY BROWER FARMS, LLC #5
Location:
WATER VALLEY, MS 38965
Telephone Number:
+16628299599

Worksite

Address:
CR 235 @ CR 260, Bruce, MS 38915

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22179-316987
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/5/2022

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