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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Farmworkers, Farm Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

Benwood Farms

Earle, AR

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18707928923
Email address to Apply:
matt.valentine@live.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
8
Job Duties:
Workers will perform any of the following tasks to attend to livestock, such as on-farm. Maintain heated watering system; operate feed wagons. Mix feed and additives, fills feed troughs with feed and water for livestock; Examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; Vaccinate animals by placing vaccine in drinking water or feed using syringes and hypodermic needles; Apply medications to cuts and bruises; spray livestock with insecticide. Confine livestock installs washes, clips them to prepare them for calving, and assists veterinarian in the delivery of offspring. Binds or clamps testes or surgically removes testes to castrate livestock. Clip identifying notches or symbols on the animal, or brand animal, using branding iron to indicate ownership; clean livestock stalls and sheds using disinfectant solutions, brushes, and shovels. Maintain buildings and equipment for the livestock. Repair Fences, corral, and barn. Move and reconstruct barn buildings. Workers will perform general farm labor. Bail and Store soybean and rice. Workers may drive grain trucks to transport crops from storage to mill. Workers may disk ground to get ready for planting crops, inspect, maintain, and winterize farm equipment and machinery. Workers with driver license may be asked to drive workers from/to housing, worksite, and grocery store. 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 & ability to follow supervisor’s instructions.
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:
Must be 18 years or older. The employer may conduct a criminal background check on all new applicants for employment. (Owner's Expense). Valid Drivers License required to operate the companys vehicles. All tools, supplies and equipment will be provided at no cost to the workers. No minimum education required. 3-month experience in livestock and open range farming. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. The majority of the workday is spent on ones feet and outdoors. Workers may stand in one place for any period of time. Workers must be able to climb, stand, sit, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist), push, pull, reach and lift, extensive walking. Work is performed in outdoor agricultural fields and involves exposure to sun, wind, rain, soil, mud, dust, heat, cold and other natural elements.
Number of Hours Per Week:
59
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Benwood Farms
Location:
Earle, AR 72331
Telephone Number:
+18707928923

Worksite

Address:
6532 Hwy 42, Earle, AR 72331

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22273-505226
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
"NONE"
Date Posted:
10/11/2022

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