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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm/irrigation/livestock Worker

Louis Scatena Ranch

Yerington, NV

$14.82 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
H-2AJobs@snakeriverfarmers.org

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of alfalfa, grain hay, grass hay and cattle. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to general farm work/irrigation/crop production. General farm duties will include the following responsibilities: maintain, drive, attach and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize crops; make minor mechanical adjustments and repairs on farm machinery; remove undesirable and excess growth from crops or farm grounds; remove rocks from fields; paint farm structures, replace/repair fencing; perform general cleanup of farm areas; operate motor bike or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties; may mix and/or spray chemicals (according to appropriate restrictive use laws, when/if applicable). 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. Gate/Flood Irrigation: lift gate in side of flooded irrigation ditch/pipe permitting water to flow into bordered section of field; close gate in ditch/pipe when bordered section is flooded; mix and apply proper solutions to fill holes/cracks in pipes,ditches, and spillways, and make minor repairs to metal and wooden frameworks in pipe and ditch valves and gates. 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. Duties related to the production of Livestock will include the following: check physical characteristics; observe general condition of livestock and apply the appropriate care; examine animals to detect illness/injury/disease or to determine delivery time; assist in delivery; mix feed/additives and feed/water livestock; place mineral blocks; drive equipment to haul/distribute feed/water; herd livestock; confine livestock in stalls; clean/disinfect livestock corrals/stalls/sheds; hoist/stack bales of hay onto wagon/truck
Job Classification:
45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

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:
Applicants must have 20 days experience with farm/irrigation work and livestock care. To meet minimum acceptable performance standards, 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:
39
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Louis Scatena Ranch
Location:
Yerington, NV 89447
Telephone Number:
+17754637001

Worksite

Address:
1275 State Route 208, Yerington, NV 89447

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21291-650982
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
The highest applicable wage will be paid at the time the work is performed, for every hour or portion thereof worked during a work contract period, including any higher or lower adjustments published by the Department of Labor.
Date Posted:
11/1/2021

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