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 December 29, 2021) and the national monthly AEWR for herding or production of livestock work on the range (effective January 1, 2022), please visit: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/foreign-labor/wages/adverse-effect-wage-rates

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Forst Laborer

N/A

Pageland, SC

$14.03 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18436725908
Email address to Apply:
pineneedles@shtc.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
21
Job Duties:
RAKE AND BALE PINE NEEDLES ( PINE NEEDLES ARE A LANDSCAPING PRODUCT) PINE NEEDLES ARE THE LANDSCAPING PRODUCT THAT YOU COMMONLY SEE IN STORES, NURSERIES, AND ARE COMMONLY USED BY LANDSCAPERS. THE FIELDS WHERE THE PINE NEEDLES ARE RAKED AND BALED ARE IN CHESTERFIELD COUNTY OF SOUTH CAROLINA. WORKERS WILL TRAVEL FROM WORK LOCATION ( 206 TAXAHAW ROAD PAGELAND SC) TO JOB SITES IN CHESTERFIELD CO IN SOUTH CAROLINA. THE SPECIFIC EQUIPMENT USED FOR THE H2B WORKERS IS LISTED BELOW: FAN RAKE, PITCH FORK, AND A BOX BALER ( A BOX BALER IS A METAL BOX WITH WHEELS ON IT. THERE IS NO MOTOR, HYDRAULICS, OR SENORS LOCATED ON THIS BOX). EVERYTHING IS PERFORMED BY MANUAL LABOR. CONSTRUCTION OF THE BALER CONSIST OF RAKING PILES OF PINE NEEDLES. THE PILES NORMALLY RANGE FROM 30 TO 50 BALES. THE H2B WORKER WILL THEN ROLL THE BOX BALER TO A PILE OF PINE NEEDLES. THE WORKER WILL THEN PLACE TWO STRINGS ON THE TOP OF THE BALER THUR THE INSIDE AND THUR THE SLOTS OF THE DOOR OF THE BALER. AFTER THE STRING HAS BEEN APPLIED, THE WORKER WILL START ADDING THE PINE NEEDLES TO THE INSIDE OF THE BOX. THE PLUNGER MOUNTED TO THE BOX BALER WILL BE INSERTED TO THE INSIDE BY PULLING THE HANDLE IN A DOWNWARD POSITION. PINE NEEDLES WILL BE CONSTANTLY ADDED AND PACKED BY PLUNGER UNTIL DESIRED TENSION IS FELT ON THE PLUNGER HANDLE. THE WORKER WILL THEN TAKE THE HANDLE TO A BACKWARDS POSITION REMOVING IT FROM THE TOP OF THE BALE. AFTER THIS, THE DOOR WILL BE UNLOCKED, OPENED AND A BALE OF PINE NEEDLES REMOVED FROM THE BALER AND THEN STACKED INTO A PILE. THIS MAKES THE COMPLETION OF ONE PINE NEEDLE BALE. THE PINE NEEDLE BALE WILL THEN BE PLACED ONTO A BOX TRAILER THAT IS USED TO TRANSPORT THE PINE NEEDLES TO CUSTOMERS..
Job Classification:
45-4011.00 - Forest and Conservation Workers

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:
No
Special Requirements:
none During the daylight savings the hours will be from 8:00 am to 5:00pm.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
MCMANUS FARMS INC.
Location:
PAGELAND, SC 29728
Telephone Number:
+18436725908

Worksite

Address:
206 Taxahaw Rd, Pageland, SC 29728

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-400-22206-374013
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
8/8/2022

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