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:

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Gueydan, LA

$12.45 per hour


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Job Description

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Workers will drive and operate mowers and farm machinery to plant, irrigate, cultivate, and store grain crops and cotton. Attach farm implements, such as plow, disc, sprayer and drill to tractor. Till soil to plant and cultivate grain crops and cotton. Drive and operate self-propelled combines, cotton pickers and tractors. Drive grain trucks to transport crops to elevator or storage area, on farm and drive semis delivering grain to the local mills and grain terminals, off the farm. Workers will be responsible for doing repairs on machinery and operating of grain bin facilities. Workers will do pre-harvest grain bin maintenance. Duties will be to inspect inside of bin. Checking for birds’ nests, cracked belts, rough sounds in the motor, and any divots in the track. Inspect outside of bins, making sure the door is sealing properly with no visible gaps. Inspect ladders and steps for loose bolts, broken ladder rungs, and clear them of all obstructions. Workers will also inspect fan and heater. Workers will exam and listen to machines, motors, gasoline and diesel engines, and equipment for operational defects. Workers will dismantle defective units, repair or replace, using hand/shop tools. Workers will replace components, such as carburetors, fuel pumps, generators, ignitions points, and spark plugs. Reassembles, adjusts, and lubricates machines and equipment to ensure efficient operation. May install, repair, and wiring of motors to maintain electrical system. Workers may be asked to do carpentry work using supplied hand/work owner tools. May drive workers to/from work locations and to 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:
45-2091.00 - 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

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Employer may conduct background checks on all new applicants for employment at employers expense. Three (3) months experience as an agricultural equipment operator and planting, irrigating, cultivating and harvesting grain crops and cotton. 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. Worker must be able to lift 75 100 lbs. All tools, supplies and equipment will be provided at no cost to the workers. Workers must not have any physical limitations that would prevent them from performing duties of job, with or without reasonable accommodation. 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, reach, and lift
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7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

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Dixie Rice LLC
Heber Springs , AR 72543
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Dixie Rice LLC 620 Hwy 717 Field Tracts: 610, Gueydan, LA 70542

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