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General Farm|irrigation Worker

  • ... Dixon, CALIFORNIA, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 19.75 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:

Dixon CALIFORNIA United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
10
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of alfalfa, tomatoes, peppers, beans, sunflowers, and orchards.
The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to irrigation ; workers possessing the proper licensure may be asked to transport other farm workers.
General Farm Work will include the following responsibilities: prepare fields, plant, spray and irrigation plants/trees; 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; maintain/repair fencing; perform general cleanup of farm areas, orchards and fields; drive, load/unload farm trucks; operate vehicle, motor bike, or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties.
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.
Flood Irrigation: lift gate in side of flooded irrigation ditch/pipe permitting water to flow into bordered section of field; shovel and pack dirt in low spots of embankment or cut trenches in high areas to direct water flow; close gate in ditch/pipe when bordered section is flooded; open gate or connect pipe to underground pipe system that releases water flow into reservoir or ditch; siphon water from flooded reservoir or ditch to channel water into designated areas; shovel or hoe soil to clear ditches/furrows and build embankments to appropriately channel water; irrigate with syphon pipes.
Other Irrigation Duties: remove pipes/wheel lines from storage and lay out/place in predetermined patterns in fields; maintain and repair drip irrigation; flush drip irrigation lines; disassemble, service, and store pipes/mainlines/wheel lines after irrigation season.
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.
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:
60
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.
M.
- 5:00 P.
M.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 05, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

19.75 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707480243-a37b2b2fb6e9b761324f0bf07b9cee47

LOCATION:

CALIFORNIA United States

CITY:

Dixon

Job Origin:

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Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
10
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of alfalfa, tomatoes, peppers, beans, sunflowers, and orchards. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to irrigation ; workers possessing the proper licensure may be asked to transport other farm workers. General Farm Work will include the following responsibilities: prepare fields, plant, spray and irrigation plants/trees; 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; maintain/repair fencing; perform general cleanup of farm areas, orchards and fields; drive, load/unload farm trucks; operate vehicle, motor bike, or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties. 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. Flood Irrigation: lift gate in side of flooded irrigation ditch/pipe permitting water to flow into bordered section of field; shovel and pack dirt in low spots of embankment or cut trenches in high areas to direct water flow; close gate in ditch/pipe when bordered section is flooded; open gate or connect pipe to underground pipe system that releases water flow into reservoir or ditch; siphon water from flooded reservoir or ditch to channel water into designated areas; shovel or hoe soil to clear ditches/furrows and build embankments to appropriately channel water; irrigate with syphon pipes. Other Irrigation Duties: remove pipes/wheel lines from storage and lay out/place in predetermined patterns in fields; maintain and repair drip irrigation; flush drip irrigation lines; disassemble, service, and store pipes/mainlines/wheel lines after irrigation season.
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. 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:
60
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

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