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 January 1, 2023) and the national monthly AEWR for herding or production of livestock work on the range (effective January 1, 2023), please visit:

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Agricultural Equipment Operators



$12.45 per hour


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Job Description

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Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. Preparing the ground for planting. Clearing ground of rocks, sticks & roots by hand, clear brush and trees with chain saw. Use wood to build and repair boxes for digger. Manually weeding fields by hand or using hand tools. Drain water from fields with hand tools and shovel when needed. Haul hay. Load & unload boxes on trucks trailers or sweet potato harvesters. Repair, maintain and clean all hand tools and mechanical equipment prior to and after use. Workers may clean, maintain, or fix shop, potato shed or any other building. Workers may be asked to operate and repair vehicles, all tractors (in fields), skid steer, sweet potato setter, sweet potato harvester, sweet potato bedding equipment, backhoe, plant trailer/truck and forklift. Workers may use implements on farm including, but not limited to disk, dual, do-all, chisel plow, bush hog, hipper, litter spreader, fertilizer and grain buggies, water trailer to water plants, and any other equipment related to the planting and harvesting of crops. May do welding and torch work when necessary. Sweet Potatoes: Covering potatoes with use of bedding machine & covering with plastic. Cut slips by hand or with a knife, place in boxes to load & unload onto trucks. Walk behind potato transplanter and fill in slips by hand. Buckets used to pick up potatoes during fall. Worker will be riding on the digger while digging potatoes and the mechanical transplanter loading slips in planting cups. Divining plants by hand. May also plant and harvest Purple Hull Peas, Beans, and Corn. Wash/Pack Shed: Part of the farm, owned by E3 Partnership with 100% of its product. Worker will be washing, unloading, loading, sticker, grade, pack Sweet Potatoes for shipping. Workers will also make boxes, place pallets, and clean washing/packing area at end of day . Greenhouse: Workers will be cutting and transplanting slips inside the greenhouse and doing maintenance around the exterior. Duties may vary from time to time. May drive workers to/from housing to fields and to grocery store once a week. 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.
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45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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.

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Three (3) months of experience in machinery, hand cutting slips, use of mechanical transplanter, mechanical diggers, and sorting/grading sweet potatoes. Valid drivers license required. Employer may conduct background checks on all new applicants for employment at employers expense. 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. All tools, supplies and equipment will be provided at no cost to the workers. Lifting requirement may have a range of 75 100 lbs. Workers must not have any physical limitations that would prevent them from performing duties of job, with or without reasonable accommodation. If the employee is unable or unfit to perform the duties listed after a 14-day trial period, the employee will receive warnings, hours may be reduced to the minimum allowed in the certified petition or
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7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

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E3 PARTNERSHIP (KNOX FIELD) North on CR 68. Left on CR 416, Right on CR 254, Go 3 Miles. Field on Both Sides., WOODLAND, MS 39776

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Employer may offer payment through check or direct deposit cash card. When multiple options are given the employee can choose how to receive wages.
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