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Farm/irrigation Worker

Bennett Farms Legacy, LLC

West Weber, UT

$15.58 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
H-2AJobs@snakeriverfarmers.org
Web address to Apply:
https://jobs.utah.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the planting and production of onions, potatoes, alfalfa, watermelon, pumpkins, cucumbers, and tomatoes. 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: operate fork lift; remove undesirable and excess growth from crops or farm grounds; perform general cleanup of farm areas; drive, load/unload trucks; harvest crops; lift/load/unload/move hay bales from field to trucks to storage; prepare fields and plant/spray/weed and irrigate plants; transplant plants from containers into fields; may mix and/or spray chemicals such as herbicides, fungicides, and pesticides (according to appropriate restrictive us laws, when/if applicable) to control diseases and insects; loading planter with seeds and plants. Irrigation duties will include the following: turn valves to start flow of water; 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; 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; remove irrigation equipment from storage and lay out/place in predetermined patterns in fields; install drip tape and set up drip irrigation system. Duties related to the cutting/sorting of seed potatoes and planting and harvesting of other crops will include the following: place potatoes on machine that cuts potatoes into sections; push button to start machinery; tend/monitor machine to insure proper movement of product; discard diseased/rotting/inferior product and foreign matter; report malfunctions; general cleanup; bag potatoes; sort seed according to grade, color and size; discard diseased/rotting/inferior product and foreign matter; cleanup around conveyors and worksite; place produce in containers or on designated conveyors; aid operator in correct machine performance; pick, count and sort for size, shape, and quality of produce; load/unload produce into boxes and onto trucks; unload produce trucks into wood crates.
Job Classification:
45-2092.02 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

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
Number of Hours Per Week:
54
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Bennett Farms Legacy, LLC
Location:
Ogden, UT 84404
Telephone Number:
+18019402346

Worksite

Address:
4700 West 12th Street (including fields/worksites within a 3-mile radius), West Weber , UT 84404

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22066-957210
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:
3/9/2022

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