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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Ag Equipment Operator

Bloom Family Farms

Liberal, KS

$17.33 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16204821188
Email address to Apply:
kbloom@k-state.edu

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Operate or tend equipment used in agricultural production, such as tractors, combines, and irrigation equipment. Adjust, repair, and service farm machinery and notify supervisors when machinery malfunctions. Drive and operate farm machinery to plant, cultivate, harvest and store grain crops. Drive and operate self-propelled combine. Tow harvesting equipment. Drive trucks to haul crops, supplies, tools, or farm workers. Till soil; plant and cultivate grain. Operate towed machines such as seed drills or manure spreaders to plant, fertilize, dust, and spray crops. Irrigate soil, using portable pipes, and maintain pipes and pumps. Attach farm implements, such as plow, disc and drill to tractor. Mix specified materials or chemicals, and dump solutions, powders, or seeds into planter or sprayer machinery. Observe and listen to machinery operation to detect equipment malfunctions. Manipulate controls to set, activate, and adjust mechanisms on machinery. Attach farm implements such as plows, discs, sprayers, or harvesters to tractors, using bolts and hand tools. Load hoppers, containers, or conveyors to feed machines with products, using forklifts, transfer augers, suction gates, shovels.Crops: Corn, Milo, Silage, Soy Beans, Winter Wheat
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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:
Minimum of 3 months of experience is required. Must be able to obtain a driver's license within 30 days of hire. Lift and carry items weighing up to 60 pounds. The worker will be exposed to extreme temperatures. Wage rate may increase with verifiable experience. Employer may reward exceptional work with monetary or other benefits in addition to those listed here in his sole discretion.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Bloom Family Farms
Location:
Liberal, KS 67901
Telephone Number:
+16204821188

Worksite

Address:
6566 Rd G, Liberal, KS 67901

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23345-556406
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/20/2023

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