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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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworker

Mark Fulton

Miller, SD

$17.33 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16052040071
Email address to Apply:
fultonranchinc@hotmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
9
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: Hay, wheat, corn, beans, and cattle. This job requires a minimum of 3 months of agricultural experience working in a livestock farm or ranch handling both manual and mechanized tasks including harvesting activities associated with production of cattle, hay/straw and row crops. Must have experience herding cattle on horse back. Applicants must be able to furnish verbal or written statement establishing relevant prior work experience. Workers must be able to perform manual and mechanized tasks with accuracy and efficiency. Perform manual and machine tasks associated with grain and hay crops production, including but not limited to: bushhogging fields; disking; aerating; seeding (using mechanical drills and seeders); fertilizing; weed spraying with spray rig; mowing, tedding, raking, baling, and stacking hay; and operating grain carts. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Use power equipment including but not limited to: tractors, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chain saws, high lifts, skid loaders. Must operate agricultural equipment safely, with or without direction. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Repair fences. Perform manual and/or mechanized duties associated with the breeding, care, and raising of livestock on a ranch. Feed and water livestock. Herd livestock to pasture for grazing. Herd animals into corral and/or stall. Manually restrain animal. Maintain/repair fences used to contain herd animals. Examines animals for diseases and injuries. Assist with livestock vaccination. Apply routine medications. Tend to cuts and bruises. Spray livestock with insecticide. Assist with livestock castration. Clips, brand, or tag animals. Perform general herd care. Employer will provide, at no cost to workers, all tools, supplies, and equipment necessary to perform the duties assigned, including but is not limited: saddlery, work gloves, cold weather/rain gear, fencing equipment and supplies, hand tools (hammers, pliers, post-hole diggers, shovels, etc.), tractors, trailers, ATVs, vaccination and branding tools (vaccination guns, tagging guns, medical tools, metal brands, etc.), and other tools as needed. Work is done in the field for long periods of time. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 60 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 10 to over 100 degrees F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Workers should be able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. Supervisor(s) will provide instructions and directions to workers. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions and communicate effectively to supervisors. Unusual, complex or non-routine activities will be supervised. Workers expected to perform basic duties in a proficient manner without close supervision. Workers must obey all safety rules and basic instructions and be able to recognize, understand and comply with safety, pesticide warning/re-entry and other essential postings.
Job Classification:
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.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
This job requires a minimum of 3 months of agricultural experience working in a livestock farm or ranch handling both manual and mechanized tasks including harvesting activities associated with production of cattle, hay/straw and row crops. Must have experience herding cattle on horse back. Applicants must be able to furnish verbal or written statement establishing relevant prior work experience. Workers must be able to perform manual and mechanized tasks with accuracy and efficiency. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs.
Number of Hours Per Week:
55
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Mark Fulton
Location:
Miller, SD 57362
Telephone Number:
+16052040071

Worksite

Address:
35830 200th St, Miller, SD 57362

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23341-551409
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/19/2023

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