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 Worker

Crossruff Farms

Hickory Ridge, AR

$13.67 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18706972324
Email address to Apply:
aboone6@aol.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Crops: rice, corn, and soybeans Job duties are as follow but not limited to: Till soil, plant and cultivate grain. Attach farm implements, such as plow, disc and drill to tractor. Drive and operate farm machinery to plant, cultivate, harvest and store grain crops. Attach farm implements such as plows, discs, sprayers, or harvesters to tractors, using bolts and hand tools. Operate towed machines such as seed drills or manure spreaders to plant, fertilize, dust and spray crops. Assist with irrigation – irrigate soil, using portable pipes or ditch systems, and maintain ditches or pipes and pumps. Load and unload crops or containers of materials, manually or using conveyors, hand trucks, forklifts, or transfer augers. Observe and listen to machinery operations to detect equipment malfunctions. Operate or tend equipment used in agricultural production, such as tractors, combines, and irrigation equipment. Adjust, repair, and service farm machinery and notify supervisors when machinery malfunctions. Load hoppers, containers, or conveyors to feed machines with products, using forklifts, transfer augers, suction gates, shovels, or pitchforks. Weigh crop-filled containers, and record weights and other identifying information. Drive farm truck to haul crops, tools and supplies.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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:
Three months minimum verifiable experience required. Workers must be able to obtain a driver's license within 30-90 days following hire. Job duties require physical and manual labor and will require extensive sitting, walking, pushing and pulling, frequent stooping or bending over and repetitive movements. Work duties include lifting of agricultural tools and equipment that weigh up to 60 lbs. The Arkansas summers are very hot and humid and workers will be exposed to extreme temperatures and humid conditions. Employer has a non-smoking policy on the entire farm.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Crossruff Farms
Location:
Hickory Ridge, AR 72347
Telephone Number:
+18706972324

Worksite

Address:
31 Cr 152, Hickory Ridge, AR 72396

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23336-538933
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/18/2023

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