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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

General Farm/ Feedlot Labor

Scrubby's 16 & O Washout

Fort Morgan, CO

$15.58 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14807972923
Email address to Apply:
WGCtradingco@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
6
Job Duties:
Job duties may require split, evening and/or night shifts spanning two calendar days due to crop and/or livestock demands. Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of livestock, hay and corn. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to livestock production. 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, rate of weight gain or to determine offspring delivery time and assist in delivery; apply or administer medications, vaccines and/or insecticides; mix feed/additives and feed/water livestock; place mineral blocks; drive equipment to haul/distribute feed/water; herd livestock; confine livestock in stalls; dock, castrate, brand, clip/tag and clamp livestock; clean/disinfect livestock corrals/stalls/sheds; maintain records on animals; hoist/stack bales of hay onto wagon/truck; load/unload/ trucks hauling livestock; washout livestock trailers. 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; remove undesirable and excess growth from crops or farm grounds; paint/repair/maintain farm structures; replace/repair fencing; perform general cleanup of farm areas; drive, load/unload & wash trucks;; operate motor bike or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties. Irrigation duties will include the following: Pivots: push on switch that activates circle sprinkler system; troubleshoot/maintain/repair pivots. 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; mix and apply proper solutions to fill holes/cracks in pipes, ditches, and spillways, and make minor repairs to metal, concrete, and wooden frameworks in pipe and ditch valves and gates. Other Irrigation Duties: remove irrigation equipment from storage and lay out/place in fields; disassemble, service and store irrigation equipment after irrigation season. Instruction, training, and general supervision will be provided by the farm operator or a designated employee. However, the worker must perform required duties without close supervision and listen to, understand, and follow simple instructions of the employer or supervisor. All tools, supplies, and equipment required to perform the duties assigned will be provided at no charge to the worker. The worker will be required to return worn out tools, supplies, and equipment before new ones will be provided. Most duties are performed out of doors and entail exposure to heat, cold, dust, rain, and other environmental conditions common in fields, including mosquitoes during certain seasons. Job duties may also include: repetitive movements, extensive walking, frequent stooping. The worker must crouch, bend, and lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds in the course of performing required activities. Hourly work schedule may vary due to the type of work required at this time. Shifts will start at 6am - 2pm for day shifts. If required, the worker may work a swing shift from 2pm to 10pm. If a night shift is required, they would work from 10pm - 6am.
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:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
2
Special Requirements:
Most duties are performed out of door and entail exposure to heat, cold, dust, rain and other environmental conditions common in fields and work areas including mosquitoes during certain seasons. Job duties may also include: repetitive movements, extensive walking, and frequent stooping. The worker must crouch, bend and lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds in the course of performing required activities.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Scrubby's 16 & O Washout
Company Name:
WGC Trading Co.
Location:
FORT MORGAN, CO 80701
Telephone Number:
+14807972923

Worksite

Address:
13444 CR 16, Fort Morgan, CO 80701

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22159-257135
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/11/2022

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