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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Hog Loaders

Eichelberger Farms Inc.

Wayland, IA

$17.54 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13192566912
Extension
257
Email address to Apply:
scastaneda@eichfarms.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
6
Job Duties:
Workers will load livestock from inside barns to the loading Shute, working with drivers to sort the animals safely, productively, and efficiently, properly using herding boards to move animals from pen to aisle. They will accurately count animals onto the truck and confirm with the driver the correct number of animals loaded. The workers will sanitize the barns, vehicles, and equipment utilizing appropriate machinery, disinfectants, and PPE while respecting biosecurity lines. They will split ill, injured, or small animals from the others and ensure the proper execution of euthanasia procedures based on the animal's size and that animals received have appropriate feed, water, and environment for optimal productivity. Employees will annotate information regarding loading/receiving times, number of live animals received, number of dead animals received, number of ill or injured animals, condition of animals upon being received, condition of trucks used for loading animals, and other pertinent production data. The workers will not be driving the trucks.
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:
3 months of experience working with livestock. Workers must be able to follow detailed biosecurity protocol. Workers must be able to lift and carry 75 pounds for 75 yards. 2 weeks of training provided.
Number of Hours Per Week:
50
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Eichelberger Farms Inc.
Location:
Wayland, IA 52654
Telephone Number:
+13192566912

Worksite

Address:
110 West Railroad Street, Wayland, IA 52654

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23229-271382
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
9/15/2023

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