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
General Farm Ranch This position will perform general farming, irrigation and maintenance duties to include: Repair, maintenance and cleaning of farm and irrigation equipment in preparation of the growing season. Install and remove irrigation pipe, and frequently moving pipe. Irrigate crops using hand line, wheel line and pivots. Ongoing maintenance of irrigation equipment and overseeing operation of irrigation pumps. Drive trucks, 4-wheeler and other farm implements in support of planting, cultivating, and irrigating of farm related crops. Maintain accurate irrigation records. Workers will be required to maintain and repair fencing. Frequent bending to pick rocks. Use hand tools to maintain farm machinery including tractors, pickups, tillage, spray, pumps and other irrigation equipment. End of season repair, maintenance and cleaning of farm and irrigation equipment. Work outdoors in adverse weather conditions as needed. Work varying odd hours as required to complete tasks on time. Required to work long/odd hours/split shifts during irrigation and harvest. Worker may be exposed to snakes or other predators. Extensive walking, stooping, pulling, pushing and must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds. Drivers' License is Required.
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:
44 Avg. Hrs/Week - 8 Hrs/Day Mon - Fri + 4 Hrs/SatSunday - worker may be requested to work on Sunday but not obligated to do so.