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
Seasonal workers needed to help during peak times to feed animals, clean barn, help with lambing, general work at farm.
Must have at least 6 months experience as it relates to sheep and cattle. Worker must have knowledge of livestock and be able to assist in the birthing process of cattle and lambing/sheep. Must be able to identify, separate and move into bonding pens sheep and cattle which have given birth from those which are still pregnant. Further duties will include but are not limited to branding, vaccinating, skinning, castrating, sorting and loading on trucks for transport to pasture or market. Must be able to move fence as well as repair permanent fence. Must be able to install and move portable processing and loading corrals. Will be required to operate vehicles supplementing feed and water for livestock as needed. Will be required to supply water, repair pipelines and repair water troughs. Workers will clean barns and perform general grounds maintenance around the farm. Will be required to move sheep and cattle to different fenced pastures assuring that the nutritional needs of livestock and good husbandry practices of livestock are met. Workers will work an eight hour shift as agreed upon by the employer in any 24 hour period.
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.
Months of Experience Required:
Hours listed in Section A.6 are the anticipated hours to be worked. These hours could increase or decrease based on weather conditions, crop delay, pests or disease, crop yield, available labor, and or productivity. Workers may be requested, but not required, to work additional hours or on their designated day of rest.