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 January 1, 2023) and the national monthly AEWR for herding or production of livestock work on the range (effective January 1, 2023), please visit: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/foreign-labor/wages/adverse-effect-wage-rates

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Farm/irrigation/livestock Worker

Brock and Phillip Obendorf Farms, LLC

Jordan Valley, OR

$17.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
(208) 482-6128

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of hay, corn, and livestock. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to general farm work/irrigation/crop production. Will apply techniques as instructed by the employer when carrying out the following responsibilities. General Farm Work: maintain, drive, attach and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize, and harvest crops (including but not limited to: baling, raking and swathing hay); make minor mechanical adjustments and repairs on farm machinery & equipment; may mix and/or spray chemicals (according to appropriate restrictive use laws, when/if applicable); remove undesirable and excess growth from crops or farm grounds by hand/hand-tool or by way of spraying herbicides; remove rocks from field; paint/repair/maintain farm structures; replace or mend/repair fencing; perform general clean-up of farm areas; operate vehicles or all-terrain vehicles in the course of performing general farm duties; set gopher traps in locations of infestation; check/maintain gopher traps; remove trapped gopher; check gopher traps at least once a day; miscellaneous, associated tasks that may be required to ensure the safety of the employees and proper operation of the farm and equipment. Irrigation duties will include the following: Hand lines: connect pipes using various approved methods; check alignment of pipe and adjust for proper water distribution; attach lines to water supply; turn on/off pump; turn valves to start/stop flow of water; disassemble lines and carry pipes across fields at specified intervals; move pipes through freshly irrigated crops and/or plowed fields where mud may be deep at times; lift and carry pipe sections weighing approximately 40 pounds on a sustained basis. Flood Irrigation: lift gate in side of flooded irrigation ditch/pipe permitting water to flow into bordered section of field; shovel and pack dirt in low spots of embankment or cut trenches in high areas to direct water flow; close gate in ditch/pipe when bordered section is flooded; open gate or connect pipe to underground pipe system that releases water flow into reservoir or ditch; siphon water from flooded reservoir or ditch to channel water into designated areas; shovel or hoe soil to clear ditches/furrows and build embankments to appropriately channel water; mix and apply proper solutions to fill holes/cracks in pipes, ditches, and spillways; make minor repairs to metal, concrete, and wooden frameworks in pipe and ditch valves and gates. Other Irrigation Duties: remove pipes from storage and lay out/place in predetermined patterns in fields; lubricate, adjust, repair, and replace parts such as sprinkler heads and gaskets using hand tools; observe revolving sprinklers and adjust to ensure proper operation and uniform distribution of water; disassemble, service and store pipes/mainlines after irrigation season. Duties related to the production of livestock will include the following: check physical characteristics, observe general condition of livestock and apply the appropriate care; examine animals to detect illness/injury/disease, rate of weight gain or to determine offspring delivery time; assist in delivery; apply or administer medications, vaccines, and/or insecticides; mix feed/additives and feed/water livestock; place mineral blocks; drive equipment to haul/distribute feed/water; herd livestock; confine livestock in stalls; dock, castrate, brand, clip/tag and clamp livestock; clean/disinfect livestock corrals/stalls/sheds; maintain records on animals; hoist/stack bales of hay onto wagon/truck.
Job Classification:
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.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
No
Special Requirements:
.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Brock and Phillip Obendorf Farms, LLC
Location:
Parma, ID 83660
Telephone Number:
+12084826128

Worksite

Address:
3181 Dinwitty Lane, Jordan Valley, OR 97910

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22323-597504
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
The highest applicable wage will be paid at the time the work is performed, for every hour or portion thereof worked during a work contract period, including any higher or lower adjustments published by the Department of Labor.
Date Posted:
12/20/2022

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