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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Farm Worker, Wire Fencing & Sheep Shearing

Venegas Farm & Ranch Labor Contractors

Sheffield, TX

$13.88 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14322902666
Email address to Apply:
ferminvenegas61@yahoo.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
24
Job Duties:
Duties include sheep shearing and installing farm and ranch fencing. Workers will have to be able to conduct both fencing and shearing When shearing sheep workers will shear wool from live sheep, using power-driven clippers or hand shears. Place animal in the shearing station. Lead sheep to pen. Oils and sharpens clippers and shears all provided at no cost. Workers will shear sheep, maintaining their work areas where these duties are conducted. When workers are fencing, duties include installing farm and ranch fences. Workers will be required to installing and removing barbed wire fences within the ranch worksite area. The removal process is taking out metal post and removing all damaged barbwire and any debris that is obstructing their path. In the installation process workers will need to prepare acreage in order for new installation process to begin. Most fences will be made up of metal T post, cedar post, pipe, net wire, barbwire. Workers will be using heavy equipment while installing fences. Workers maybe lifting to 40lbs and walk extensively while conducting these tasks. Maybe required to build holding pens needed as holding station, water station for the livestock or building the gates for the fence. Workers may be required to repair equipment, mechanical repairs or maintenance on equipment being used to conduct task .
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:
Drug screen required post hire at the employer's expense. Due to requirement of workman compensation
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Venegas Farm & Ranch Labor Contractors
Company Name:
Venegas Shearing
Location:
Fort Stockton, TX 79735
Telephone Number:
+14322902666

Worksite

Address:
See attached Itinerary Hwy 290 Sheffield TX. 79781, Sheffield, TX 79781

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22273-505083
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Ewes $2.00 , Feedlot $1.50 , Replacement $1.90, Buck/Ram $4.00
Date Posted:
10/20/2022

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