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:

Skip to main contentSkip to select language
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government


Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

NC Growers Assoc.

Vass, NC

$14.91 per hour


Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
Email address to Apply:

Job Description

Full Time:
Number of Workers Requested:
Job Duties:
This application is filed for workers to be employed under the SOC Code 45-2041 Graders Sorters Agricultural Products. Work will be performed exclusively in the sweet potato packing operation facilities owned and controlled by Barnes Farming Corporation located in Spring Hope NC. There will be no growing operation work activities performed by these employees of Barnes Farming Corporation at any time during this period of employment. This job order is for Barnes Farming Corporation sweet potato packing operations and ONLY in the job descriptions listed below. All the sweet potato packing work activities will be performed at the Barnes Farming Corporation facility located on the farm in Spring Hope NC. 90%+ of the sweet potatoes that will be packed have been grown by Barnes Farming Corporation and in no single work week, or weekly pay period, will the percentage of Barnes Farming Corporation grown sweet potatoes packed fall below 60%. During a single pay period when workers employed under this application perform work activities described herein on sweet potatoes grown by an entity other than Barnes Farming Corporation, the workers will be paid overtime (time and ½) at the highest applicable hourly rate for any hours worked over 40 hours in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act provisions governing the same. There are no work activities listed, described or performed that changed the nature of the sweet potatoes being packed between the field harvest and loading on trucks for transport to the marketplace; no cooking, no preserving or processing of any kind. This is exclusively agricultural employment with absolutely no elements of manufacturing.
Job Classification:
45-2041.00 - Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

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:
Months of Experience Required:
Special Requirements:
1 Month verifiable experience in general farm work with fruits or vegetables is required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
NC Growers Assoc.
Company Name:
North Carolina Grower's Association, Inc.
Vass, NC 28394
Telephone Number:


NCGA & grower members filing jointly-See add B 230 Cameron, Vass , NC 28394

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
Multiple Worksites:
Additional Wage Information:
N/A - no piece rate for activities
Date Posted: