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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Farm Worker

Lorang Grain LLC

Mt. Vernon, SD

$17.33 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16057705794
Email address to Apply:
nick_lorang@hotmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
14
Job Duties:
Job requires the operation of various tractors and farm equipment to till soil; work ground; prepare and maintain land; and plant, irrigate, fertilize, spray, cultivate, harvest, and transport crops to elevator or storage area. Equipment that workers may be required to operate includes, but is not limited to, tractors with various implements, sprayers, combines, back-hoes, mowers, track-hoes, and ATVs. Non CDL farm trucks will be loaded with agricultural products and driven on the farm and to storage facilities. Job also requires loading seed into planters; properly mixing chemicals; loading chemicals into sprayers; changing combine cutting heads; rouging fields and using hand tools to remove undesirable plant varieties, trash, and other objects from fields; welding; performing general maintenance, repairs and/or clean-up of storage sheds, pivot points, buildings, barns and all farm equipment; baling hay; ensuring operational areas are organized and well maintained; using hand tools and equipment to repair, clean and maintain farm vehicles, machinery and specialized machinery and agricultural equipment; regularly servicing equipment; receiving crop for storage at grain storage facility; disposing of spoiled grain; transporting grain from fields to grain bins; loading and unloading grain into trucks while keeping grain level; operating augers and grain conveying equipment; and shoveling grain. The job will require workers to tend to livestock as required. There are few typical days and workers may be required to change duties and/or locations often and engage in various general functions. Daily duties may vary depending on crop, weather, and field conditions. The employer reserves the right to increase workers' pay or provide bonuses based on tenure, performance, or other factors that are solely based on the discretion of the employer. Employees will perform custom combining crew duties only at the locations of the fixed site growers listed in the itinerary. Custom combining duties will include operating combines, tractors with grain carts, and non CDL farm trucks to harvest crops. While performing harvesting duties workers will be required to perform repair, maintenance, and service on combining equipment when necessary. Workers will also be required to change cutting heads of combines when necessary. All duties related to planting, irrigating, spraying and cultivating crops will only be performed on the farm and in relation to the crops owned and controlled by Lorang Grain, LLC.
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:
Job requires having or being able to obtain a drivers license within 30 days of hire. Basic English literacy and math skills are required. Job will require periods when workers may be exposed to varying weather conditions and extensive pushing, pulling, sitting, or walking.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 2:40 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Lorang Grain LLC
Location:
Mt. Vernon, SD 57363
Telephone Number:
+16057705794

Worksite

Address:
25399 398th Ave., Mt. Vernon, SD 57363

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23346-559311
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/26/2023

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