AGRICULTURE USA

Agriculture USA

Position

Work in the USA is now much easier for South Africans to obtain. It is also a lot more affordable. Apply for free with absolutely no administration or program fees. If accepted, you will have to pay for your visa and travel insurance. You will also need to pay for your airfare, but this will be refunded in full on completion of your work contract.

Description

Positions available include:
Grain Farming, Cattle Farming, Hog Farms, Dairy Farms, Bee Keeping, Truck Driving, Weed Control and a few other agricultural positions. These will be updated as we progress.

Accommodation is FREE for the H2A placements.

Eligibility

This program is open to anyone with a South African passport, preferably age 21 and over. You MUST have official farming knowledge or experience, as well as experience using farming equipment. You will also qualify if you have an Agricultural qualification from any Agricultural College or University, however your actual work experience is vital.

Start/Finish Dates

Departures: March - December
Application intake starts December 2017 until April 2018

Visa Info

H2A & H2B Visas:
Agents are prohibited from charging any fees connected to this visa. This means that the entire application and placement is free.

Visa Rules:
- Once your I-94 visa has expired, you are required to return home, unless you have secured another H2A job placement.
- If you find another job, your stay can be extended for up to 3 years.
- If you leave your job, your visa will be revoked and you will be required to return home immediately.
- You are ONLY eligible to work for the employer listed on your visa.

Cost

Admin fee FREE
Service fee FREE
Program fee FREE
Visa fees Approx. R2400
Travel Insurance R3220 1 year policy if you are under 30 Yrs
Airfare (approx) Between R13 000 - R18 000 (This is refunded by your employer if you are on an H2A contract)
Recommended Spending Money R5000

Application

IMPORTANT NOTICE: DO YOU HAVE A CREDIT CARD or have ACCESS TO A FAMILY MEMBERS CARD? PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS REQUIRED IN ORDER TO PURCHASE YOUR INSURANCE AND BOOK YOUR VISA APPOINTMENT- IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ONE YET PLEASE APPLY FOR ONE AT YOUR NEAREST BANK ASAP.

PLEASE VISIT http://www.ovc.co.za/pages/USAAgriWork.asp
AND CLICK ON APPLY NOW

Travel Insurance
Travel insurance for every person that goes over is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. We deal with an American company and all insurance is done through them. Please speak to your consultant of the risks involved in not taking any Travel Insurance.

Air Tickets
OVC will arrange your Airline ticket. This needs to be carefully coordinated and authorised by the USA, so it is important that OVC deal with this. We have the best prices and will do our best to get you the best fare we can for you, as well as see to any special requests you might have, with regards to airlines, time delays etc


More Info

Wages are dependent on the job offer, however, generally average $10 - $17 per hour.

With H2B applications, you will have to pay for your OWN air tickets and OWN accommodation in the USA.

Travel for H2A visa applications ONLY.
The employer will pay for the workers inbound travel expenses upon completion of 50% of the employment contract and will pay outbound travel expenses upon completion of 100% of the employment contract. Travel to and from the work site will be provided by the employer free of charge to the worker. As an H2B visa applicant, you will need to be responsible for your OWN airline ticket to America and back.