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General Farm|irrigation Worker

  • ... Blackfoot, IDAHO, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 16.54 per hour
  • Posted on: Feb 05, 2024       Expires on: Mar 21, 2024

General Farm|irrigation Worker   

JOB TITLE:

General Farm|irrigation Worker

JOB TYPE:

Contract

JOB LOCATION:

Blackfoot IDAHO United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
3
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of potatoes, wheat and sugar beets.
The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to general farm work/irrigation/crop production.
General Farm Work will include the following responsibilities: maintain, drive, attach and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize and harvest crops; make minor mechanical adjustments and repairs on farm machinery; may mix and/or spray chemicals (according to appropriate restrictive use laws, when/if applicable); remove undesirable and excess growth from crops or farm grounds; remove rocks from field; paint/repair farm structures; maintain/repair fencing; perform general cleanup of farm areas; drive, load/unload farm trucks; remove rocks & vines from row crops; aid operator in correct machine performance; operate motor bike or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties; ; workers possessing the proper licensure may be asked to transport other farm workers.
Irrigation duties will include the following: Hand lines: connect pipes; check alignment of pipe and adjust for proper water distribution; attach lines to water supply; turn on pump; turn valves to start flow of water; disassemble lines and carry pipes across fields at specified intervals; move pipes through freshly irrigated crops and/or plowed fields where mud may be deep at times; lift and carry pipe sections weighing approximately 40 pounds on a sustained basis.
Wheel lines: start gasoline engines and operate controls to move lines across fields at specified intervals.
Pivots: push on switch that activates circle sprinkler system.
Other Irrigation Duties: remove pipes/wheel lines from storage and lay out/place in predetermined patterns in fields; lubricate, adjust, repair and replace parts such as sprinkler heads and drive chains using hand tools; observe revolving sprinklers and adjust to ensure proper operation and uniform distribution of water; disassemble, service and store pipes/mainlines/wheel lines after irrigation season.
To meet minimum acceptable performance standards when irrigating, the worker must, after a 10 day conditioning period, move an average of at least 48 40-foot sections of 3-inch pipe or 44 40-foot sections of 4-inch pipe per hour under normal working conditions
Job Classification:
45-2092.
00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
Experience Required:
No
Special Requirements:
Applicants must have 20 days experience with farm/irrigation work and provide the contact information of at least one reference who can verify experience and performance.
Applicants hired must be able to obtain a valid Drivers License as driving on public roads may be required.
To meet minimum acceptable performance standards when irrigating, the worker must, after a 10-day conditioning period, move an average of at least 48 40-foot sections of 3-inch pipe or 44 40-foot sections of 4-inch pipe per hour under normal working conditions.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.
M.
- 5:00 P.
M.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 05, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

16.54 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707481402-b2d3a2370c7efab4fff15b378c44c19a

LOCATION:

IDAHO United States

CITY:

Blackfoot

Job Origin:

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Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
3
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of potatoes, wheat and sugar beets. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to general farm work/irrigation/crop production. General Farm Work will include the following responsibilities: maintain, drive, attach and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize and harvest crops; make minor mechanical adjustments and repairs on farm machinery; may mix and/or spray chemicals (according to appropriate restrictive use laws, when/if applicable); remove undesirable and excess growth from crops or farm grounds; remove rocks from field; paint/repair farm structures; maintain/repair fencing; perform general cleanup of farm areas; drive, load/unload farm trucks; remove rocks & vines from row crops; aid operator in correct machine performance; operate motor bike or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties; ; workers possessing the proper licensure may be asked to transport other farm workers. Irrigation duties will include the following: Hand lines: connect pipes; check alignment of pipe and adjust for proper water distribution; attach lines to water supply; turn on pump; turn valves to start flow of water; disassemble lines and carry pipes across fields at specified intervals; move pipes through freshly irrigated crops and/or plowed fields where mud may be deep at times; lift and carry pipe sections weighing approximately 40 pounds on a sustained basis. Wheel lines: start gasoline engines and operate controls to move lines across fields at specified intervals. Pivots: push on switch that activates circle sprinkler system. Other Irrigation Duties: remove pipes/wheel lines from storage and lay out/place in predetermined patterns in fields; lubricate, adjust, repair and replace parts such as sprinkler heads and drive chains using hand tools; observe revolving sprinklers and adjust to ensure proper operation and uniform distribution of water; disassemble, service and store pipes/mainlines/wheel lines after irrigation season. To meet minimum acceptable performance standards when irrigating, the worker must, after a 10 day conditioning period, move an average of at least 48 40-foot sections of 3-inch pipe or 44 40-foot sections of 4-inch pipe per hour under normal working conditions
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
Experience Required:
No
Special Requirements:
Applicants must have 20 days experience with farm/irrigation work and provide the contact information of at least one reference who can verify experience and performance. Applicants hired must be able to obtain a valid Drivers License as driving on public roads may be required. To meet minimum acceptable performance standards when irrigating, the worker must, after a 10-day conditioning period, move an average of at least 48 40-foot sections of 3-inch pipe or 44 40-foot sections of 4-inch pipe per hour under normal working conditions.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

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