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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Field Worker

Heritage Farms, LLC

Holtville, CA

$17.51 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17605505804
Email address to Apply:
jrios@heritagefarmsllc.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
72
Job Duties:
Agricultural Field Worker Duties: Baby leaf ((Spinach, Kales, Wild Arugula, Red Chard, Green Chard, Spring Mix, Red Romaine, Green Romaine, Green Pak Choi, Tat Soi) harvest (hand and machine) Irrigation • Weeding. Weeding activity will be completed with a long-handled hoe (4 ft. or more in length). The employer will provide gloves, knee pads and training at no cost to the workers in prevention of work-related injuries. Should any additional supplies be required, the employer will supply them as needed. It is not intended that the workers will be weeding for more than 20% of their time. The employer will also provide scheduled breaks and abide by rest period requirements in accordance with 8 Cal. Code Regulations 3456(c)(4). All provisions will be followed unless as stated in 8 Cal. Code Regulations 3456 subsection (d)(1-4). • Clean and washes different types of equipment, vehicles and machinery. • May be assigned to install and collect mice traps in production fields. • Transport equipment to different locations. • Conduct company errands as assigned. • Clean and clear debris. • Safely operate a variety of tools including pressure washers. • Maintain a safe working environment and use appropriate personal protective equipment. • Comply with company policies, safety regulations and legal guidelines. • Performs other tasks as assigned. Qualifications: • Comfortable working with small equipment or ability to learn new skills. • Team player and effective collaborator. • Ability to perform tasks quickly and accurately. • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic. Selection Guidelines: • Some experience in farming including the operation of tractors and other farm equipment; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Physical Requirements: • Communicates orally with management and co-workers by telephone or in person. • Required to stand and walk for extended periods of time during work shift. • Routinely required to stoop, bend, kneel, lift, and reach, in the performance of job function. Requires the essential use of hands, speech, eyesight, and hearing. • Spend most of the time outdoors, exposed to potentially difficult environment conditions. • Lifting limitations for this position: 30-50 lbs.
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:
Minimum Job Qualifications: 3 months experience in baby leaf field work (harvest and/or irrigation) or 3 months experience as agricultural equipment operator (tractor driver)/harvest machine operator or 3 months experience in commercial truck driving or 3 months experience as a welder or 3 months experience agriculture equipment (tractors, motors, etc.) and auto mechanic. Workers must be able to lift 50 lbs. frequently. Work is performed outdoors in open fields and can involve exposure to sun, wind, mud, dust, heat, cold and other elements of the normal outdoor grove environment. Temperatures can range from 20 degrees F to over 100 degrees F during the period of employment. Workers should come prepared with appropriate clothing and footwear for the work and working conditions described.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Heritage Farms, LLC
Location:
Holtville, CA 92250
Telephone Number:
+17605505804

Worksite

Address:
2355 E US HWY 98, Holtville, CA 92250

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22221-403988
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
8/26/2022

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