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

Melon Prince 1, LLC Petition 3

Bradenton, FL

$12.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16623934241
Email address to Apply:
jobs@h2acomplete.com
Web address to Apply:
https://www.employflorida.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
40
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Shovel, haul, spread manure, & dig holes, ditches, & trenches. Manually plant, cultivate, harvest, count, load, & unload vegetables, produce, horticultural specialties & field crops (cucumbers, eggplant, & squash). Use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives, & any other farm equipment related to planting cultivating, & harvesting vegetables & watermelons. Duties may include tilling soil, applying fertilizers, transplanting, pulling weeds, raking, cleaning around shed area, thinning/pruning crops, applying pesticides, cleaning, grading, & packing harvested product. Watermelon Perform manual labor to hand cut & pack watermelons. Use hand tools such as shears and knives. Duties also include cleaning, loading, & unloading harvested products. Grade & sort products according to factors such as color, species, length, width, appearance, feel, & quality to ensure correct processing & usage. Discard inferior/defective products estimate their weight, visually/by feel. Place products in containers according to grade & mark grades on containers. Measure, weigh, & count products & materials. Examine & inspect containers, materials & products to ensure that packing specifications are met. At the beginning of the contract workers may water and apply fertilizers to the vegetables and melons. 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 discretions, 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 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:
Must be 18 years old or older. 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 may have a range of 5 - 60 lbs. All tools, supplies and equipment will be provided at no cost to workers. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. 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), push, pull, rea
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Melon Prince 1, LLC Petition 3
Location:
Bartow, FL 33830
Telephone Number:
+18638603121

Worksite

Address:
Keith Revell - 16505 State Road 64 East, Bradenton, FL 34212

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22217-399333
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
per bus
Date Posted:
8/26/2022

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