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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Agricultural Equipment Operator

Schwerdfeger Family Farms

Coolidge, KS

$17.33 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16203846089
Email address to Apply:
markschw@outlook.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
3
Job Duties:
We farm approximately 12,000-acres of dry wheat, milo, and corn. We also farm 500-acres of irrigated alfalfa. We need a seasonal employee to assist with all aspects of planting, raising, harvesting, and hauling these crops. Employee will need to checking irrigation wells and sprinklers daily, operating equipment during tillage including sweep plows, disks, chisels. Employee will need to operate equipment during spring and fall planting including air seeders both no-till and hoe drill and planters. Employee will also need to operate equipment during harvest including combine, grain cart, grain truck. During slower periods employee will need to complete equipment maintenance, mowing both with large tractors or lawn tractors and clean equipment and/or the facilities. Complete general farm duties as assigned. Employees will need to complete routine repairs and maintenance on equipment. Per state regulations, employer is exempt from a commercial CDL requirement for farm trucking. No commercial truck driving is required. Employer may provide performance bonuses at the end of the contract at the employer’s discretion.
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:
Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Job requires a regular drivers license and 3 months experience.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Schwerdfeger Family Farms
Location:
Coolidge, KS 67836
Telephone Number:
+16203846089

Worksite

Address:
1751 SW County Road B, Coolidge, KS 67836

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23336-539224
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/13/2023

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