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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Farmworkers and Laborers

JACKSON FARMING COMPANY OF AUTRYVILLE

Autryville, NC

$14.91 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19105672202
Email address to Apply:
hregister@jfcmelons.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
91
Job Duties:
Pull weeds/chop: Workers will walk along rows as specified by employer and remove weeds and grass from fields by hand or using a hoe. Cultivate and harvest melons, broccoli, peanuts, sweet potato, flue-cured tobacco, and grain. Load and unload crops or containers of materials, manually or using conveyors, hand trucks, forklifts, or transfer augers. This job does not include work in sweet potato packing house. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Spray fertilizer or pesticide solutions to control insects, fungus and weed growth, and diseases, using hand sprayers. Perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling materials. All tools, supplies, and equipment required to perform the duties assigned are provided to the worker, without charge or deposit. Must be able to lift 75 lbs. to shoulder height repetitively throughout the workday and able to lift and carry 75 lbs. in field. Job is outdoors and continues in all types of weather. Must not hinder another workers' productivity. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination. Work is from 7:00am to 4:00pm (Monday -Friday) and from 7:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday with a one (1) hour, unpaid, lunch break. Requires one-month experience in crop activities listed. Hours may fluctuate due to weather conditions or mechanical breakdowns but will not reduce the 3/4 guarantee over the life of the contract. Housing is provided at no cost for workers who are not reasonably able to return to their residence within the same day. Once hired, workers may be required to take a random drug test (at no cost to the worker), as part of fitness for duty and workers safety. Drug testing relates to safety assurance in a working environment. Testing positive or failure to comply with the random drug testing may result in immediate termination from employment. Possibility of work breakdown will not reduce workers guarantee over the life of the contract.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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:
1
Special Requirements:
Once hired, workers may be required to take a random drug test (at no cost to the worker), as part of fitness for duty and workers safety. Drug testing relates to safety assurance in a working environment. Testing positive or failure to comply with the random drug testing may result in immediate termination from employment.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
JACKSON FARMING COMPANY OF AUTRYVILLE
Location:
AUTRYVILLE, NC 28318
Telephone Number:
+19105672202

Worksite

Address:
3171 Ernest Williams Rd, Autryville, NC 28318

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23339-546093
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/27/2023

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