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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Agricultural Equipment Operators

Ag-Mart Produce, Inc.

Duette, FL

$12.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18137590765
Email address to Apply:
vlasalle@santasweets.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Agriculture Equipment Operator to operate equipment used to harvest and haul tomatoes. Must have the correct type of license required by State and Federals laws, and drivers responsible for transporting workers will be required to have a valid and unexpired Federal Farm Labor Contractor or Federal Farm Labor Contractor Employee Registration with driving authorization. Will be responsible for operating the vehicles used to move crops on the farm, to storage and to packing facilities. Must be able to safely operate the buses that are used to transport workers to and from work sites. Should be able to provide proof of accident-free driving record and background. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. Operate forklifts and equipment used to move supplies and harvesting equipment in the field. Maintain harvest equipment. Must be able to reach, bend and lift items weighing 70 pounds. Must be able to work outdoors in dusty/dirty conditions, at extreme heat and cold inclement weather. Must be able to listen to, understand, and follow simple instructions of supervisors and dispatcher, and must be able to assist farm supervisor with monitoring and overseeing field operations. Must be able to work in fields where ants, snakes and poison ivy are encountered. The alternative work is truck maintenance and farm maintenance – including the repair, irrigation, vehicles and various equipment and tools used on the farm. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination. Operador de equipos agrícolas para operar equipos utilizados para cosechar y transportar tomates. Debe tener el tipo correcto de licencia requerida por las leyes estatales y federales, y los conductores responsables del transporte de trabajadores deberán tener un Contratista de trabajo agrícola federal válido y vigente o un Registro de empleado de contratista de trabajo agrícola federal con autorización de conducción. Será responsable de operar los vehículos utilizados para mover los cultivos en la finca, a las instalaciones de almacenamiento y empaque. Debe poder operar de manera segura los autobuses que se utilizan para transportar trabajadores hacia y desde los lugares de trabajo. Debe poder proporcionar prueba de antecedentes y antecedentes de conducción sin accidentes. Se puede solicitar a los trabajadores que se sometan a pruebas aleatorias de drogas o alcohol sin costo alguno para el trabajador. El incumplimiento de la solicitud o la prueba positiva pueden resultar en la terminación inmediata. Operar montacargas y equipos utilizados para mover suministros y equipos de cosecha en el campo. Mantener el equipo de cosecha. Debe poder alcanzar, doblar y levantar artículos que pesen 70 libras. Debe poder trabajar al aire libre en condiciones polvorientas / sucias, con calor extremo y frío inclemente. Debe poder escuchar, comprender y seguir instrucciones simples de los supervisores y el despachador, y debe poder ayudar al supervisor de la granja a monitorear y supervisar las operaciones de campo. Debe poder trabajar en campos donde se encuentran hormigas, serpientes y hiedra venenosa. El trabajo alternativo es el mantenimiento de camiones y el mantenimiento de la finca, incluida la reparación, riego, vehículos y diversos equipos y herramientas que se utilizan en la finca. El uso de teléfonos celulares personales u otros dispositivos electrónicos personales durante las horas de trabajo está estrictamente prohibido, excepto para llamadas relacionadas con el trabajo o emergencias, y la violación puede resultar en el despido inmediato.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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:
TRAINING: The employer will allow two (2) weeks of work for worker to reach production standards. ENTRENAMIENTO: El empleador permitir dos (2) semanas de trabajo para que el trabajador alcance los estndares de produccin.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Ag-Mart Produce, Inc.
Location:
Plant City, FL 33563
Telephone Number:
+18137590765

Worksite

Address:
13805 Taylor Grade Road, Duette, FL 34219

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22229-422302
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Most tasks will be paid by piece rate. See Addendum C, for more detail on Piece Rates./La mayor�a de los trabajos se pagar�n a destajo. Ver Addendum C, para m�s detalles del pago por destajo.
Date Posted:
8/22/2022

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