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 Crop & Livestock

B&K Cattle Company

Gove, KS

$16.47 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17854103750
Email address to Apply:
blake@lundgrenangusranch.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
Job requires tending to livestock in the forms of feeding, examining, tagging, calving cows and bred heifers, occasionally lifting and carrying newborn calves, weaning calves from cows and herding; operating various equipment including, but not limited to, tractors, front loaders, mowers, balers, and trucks with goose-neck cattle trailers connected. Job also requires the operation of various tractors and farm equipment to till soil, plant, fertilize, spray, cultivate, harvest, and transport crops to elevator or storage area. Equipment that workers may be required to operate includes, but is not limited to, tractors with various implements, sprayers, combines, backhoes, mowers, track hoes, feed trucks and semi-trucks. Semi-truck operation does not require a CDL and will only occur to transport crops either from fields to farm operated storage units or to transport crops to elevators. Additional job duties include receiving crop for drying and storage at grain drying facility; disposing of spoiled grain and chopping grass out of fields; loading and unloading grain into trucks while keeping grain level; operating augers and grain conveying equipment; monitoring grain moisture levels; preparing scale tickets; shoveling grain; loading seed into planters; performing general maintenance, repairs and/or clean-up of storage sheds, buildings, fences, gates, barns and all farm equipment; ensuring operational areas are organized and well maintained; using hand tools and equipment to repair, clean and maintain farm vehicles, machinery and specialized machinery and agricultural equipment including grain augers; and regularly servicing equipment. There are few typical days and workers may be required to change duties and/or locations often, and engage in various general functions. Daily duties may vary depending on crop, weather, and field conditions. The employer reserves the right to increase workers' pay or provide bonuses based on tenure, performance, or other factors that are solely based on the discretion of the employer.
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:
Job requires having or being able to obtain a drivers license within 30 days of hire. Basic English literacy and math skills are required. Employees must be able to lift and carry feed sacks, baby calves, and supplies for fence building or construction projects. Job will require periods when workers may be exposed to varying weather conditions and extensive pushing, pulling, stooping, bending, or repetitive movements. Criminal background checks may occur post-hire at the employers expense. These checks may be performed to ensure a safe housing and work environment for all workers.
Number of Hours Per Week:
55
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:10 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
B&K Cattle Company
Location:
Gove, KS 67736
Telephone Number:
+17854103750

Worksite

Address:
3639 County Road I, Gove, KS 67736

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22292-537777
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
10/28/2022

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