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
Workers must have at least 1 month of experience.
Must have at least 1 month of experience in the production of irrigated crops. Will be required to monitor and repair drip irrigation systems in orchards and vineyards. Must be able to operate tractors while maintaining adequate air pressure in tires and oil/fuel levels in machinery. Will be required to operate tractors and farm machinery as it pertains to the production of almonds, vineyards and supplemental livestock feed including but not limited to disking, planting, spraying, ground preparation and harvesting. Will be required to operate and maintain a 4-wheeler in a safe and effective manner. Light mechanical duties (oil change, filter change, general lubrication and tire/battery changing). The worker must assist the employer in complying with all OSHA, CAL OSHA, EDD, BLM, EPA and DOL guidelines including but not limited to maintenance of housing, cleanliness, safe operation of equipment, wearing of climate and environmentally sensitive clothing, maintaining heat and food safety protocols. Worker will be paid hourly for a 45-hr. work week based on the state or federal minimum wage (whichever is greater) and will be required to create a schedule that allows workers to complete their assigned duties within that time period or less. No predetermined start and stop times will be supplied by the employer.
45-2092 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop
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.
Employer shall provide housing and board in accordance with the rules and regulations of the federal government of the United States of America. Discretionary performance-based bonuses may be available. Payroll advances may be available.