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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Beekeeper

SMELFOUR ENTERPRISES, INC

Winchester, CA

$17.51 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19515517150
Email address to Apply:
empireapiaries@protonmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
Beekeeping: Prepare bees and bee equipment for pollination. Must be familiar with working with bees in all stages, from egg through mature workers, drones and queens. Must work all aspects of commercial beekeeping. Access colony to determine if food or medicine is needed. Feeding and medicate bees for diseases and pests. Maintain hives in healthy state. Raise and replace queens. Make divides. Build, rebuild, paint, and clean boxes for beehives. Add or remove boxes to and from beehives as necessary. Run queen breeding yard and produce queen bees. Manipulate and service hive structures. Haul bees to and from different hive locations. Ensure healthy and productive honeybee colonies. Harmonize bees with their natural cycle. Cap and handle combs. Remove wax from honey. Remove honey from hives. Extract honey. Workers must be familiar with hive tools and smoker. Worker will assist with refining wax and processing honey. Prepare honey by filtration and/or moisture reduction before final packaging. Blend and filter wax before final packaging for sale. General yard work around facilities. Workers with driver license may be asked to drive workers from/to housing, worksite, and grocery store. 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:
45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

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:
The company may conduct criminal background checks pre-hire at the employers expense. Valid Drivers License required to operate the companys vehicles. Three (3) months experience with bees. All tools, supplies, equipment and special protective clothing such as veils, gloves, and suits will be provided at no cost to the workers. Must have no fear of bees and be non-allergic to bee stings, pollen, honey or other products of the hive. Workers may stand in one place for any period of time. Workers must be able to climb, stand, sit, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend(from the waist) push, pull, reach and lift. Lifting requirement 5-40 lbs. Work is performed outdoors and involves exposure to sun, wind, rain, soil, mud, dust, heat, and cold. Lifting requirement 5-40 lbs. Workers should come prepared wearing appropriate clothing and footwear for the environmental and working conditions described. Cell phone can only be used during break, emergencies, and to communicate with supervisor
Number of Hours Per Week:
50
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
SMELFOUR ENTERPRISES, INC
Company Name:
SMELFOUR ENTERPRISES, INC
Location:
MURRIETA, CA 92563
Telephone Number:
+19515517150

Worksite

Address:
33860 Arthur Road, Winchester , CA 92596

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22179-317003
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
0.00
Date Posted:
7/18/2022

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