Seeking 20 workers from 4/1/2024 to 11/15/2024 to begin work in Kooskia, Idaho and surrounding areas. There are also worksites in MT and UT. Workers will perform reforestation duties to include: Tree Planting, tree slashing, tree thinning, and piling. Disclosure of work contract: Employer will provide a copy of this document to any H-2B worker, in a language understood by the worker as reasonable per 20 CFR 655.20(I), no later than the time at which the worker applies for the visa, or for a worker in corresponding employment, no later than the day work commences. Full season commitment: The worker agrees to the job offer to be available for work every day that work is available for the full period of employment starting 4/1/2024, ending on 11/15/2024. Monday-Friday 7am – 3:30pm. Workers will be paid no less than $24.28 per hour. Overtime may be offered at $36.42 per hour. The payroll period shall be BI-WEEKLY The employer shall use a single workweek as its standard for computing wages due. The employer will make the following deduction from the worker’s wages: FICA Taxes, Federal income tax if required, other deductions expressly authorized or required by state or federal law, cash advances and repayment of loans, repayment of overpayment of wages to the worker payment for articles which the worker has voluntarily purchased from the employer, long-distance telephone charges, recovery of any loss to the employer due to the worker’s damage (beyond normal wear and tear) and any other deductions expressly authorized by the worker in writing. The employer will provide housing/Lodging accommodations for workers at no cost to the worker. The Employer will provide to the worker, without charge or deposit charge, all tools, supplies, and equipment required to perform the duties assigned, in accordance with CFR 655.20(k). Workers will travel to worksites within Idaho County, Boise county, Adams County, Latah county and Teton County in the state of Idaho, Ravalli county, Gallatin county, Madison county in the state of Montana and Summit county in the state of Utah. Employer will provide transportation from housing to worksites for workers who qualify. Per CFR 655.20(j)(1)(i) the employer will either provide or reimburse the worker for transportation and subsistence from the place from which the worker has come to work for the employer, whether in the U.S. or abroad, to the place of employment if the worker completes 50 percent of the period of employment covered by the job order (not counting any extensions).
The employer will reimburse the H-2B worker in the first workweek for all visa, visa processing, border crossing, and other related fees, including those mandated by the government, incurred by the H-2B worker. The employer will arrange and pay for the transportation and subsistence directly, advance at a minimum the most economical and reasonable common carrier cost of the transportation and subsistence to the workers before the worker’s departure or pay the worker for the reasonable cost incurred. The amount of the transportation payment will be no less (and is not required to be more) than the most economical and reasonable common carrier transportation charges for the distance involved. The rate of reimbursement for subsistence during transportation is $15.46 per day if no receipts are offered, up to a maximum of $59.00 per day if the Worker presents receipts as specified in 20 CFR 655.122(h)(1) and 20 CFR 655.173(a). Employer will provide or pay for reasonable lodging accommodations when applicable. Applicants should inquire about the job opportunity or submit applications and/or resumes directly to their nearest State Work Force Agency (SWA).
Applicants may apply at the nearest WorkSource/SWA office: 600 N Thornton St, Post Falls, ID 83854 (208) 457-8789
The WorkSource Staff will appraise applications of the material terms and conditions of the employment and will only refer applicants for employment if the applicant indicates that he or she is qualified, able, willing, and available for employment.
The employer will not hire undocumented or fraudulently documented workers. The employer is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified eligible U.S. workers are encouraged to apply for these jobs during the positive recruitment period and up to 21 days prior to the date of need. Workers referred by SWA’s should be fully apprised by the local employment office of the terms, conditions, and nature of employment prior to referral. Upon hiring, employees must present original document or documents that establish identity and employment eligibility as required by the INA. Employees who do not comply with this requirement by the end of the third workday will not be permitted to continue employment.
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