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General Farm/irrigation Worker

Willow Stay Ranch, LLC

Smith Valley, NV

$16.34 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of alfalfa and grass hay. The majority of the work activities during the overal contract period, however, will be related to general farm irrigation. General Farm Work include the following responsabilities: maintain, drive, attach,and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment to till, soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize, and harvest crops; make minor mechanical adjustments nad 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/maintain farm structures; replace/repair fencing; perform general cleanup of farm areas, operate vehicle, motor bike, or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties. Irrigation duties with include the following: Pivots: assist in operating, maintaining and repairing systems; observe revolving sprinklers and adjust to ensure proper operation and uniform distribution of water. Flood Irrigation: lift gate in side of flooded irrigation ditch/pipe permiting water to flow into bordered section of field; shovel and pack dirt in low spots of embankment or cut tranchess in high areas to direct water flow; close gate in ditch/pipe when bordered section of flooded: open gate or connect pipe to underground pipe system that realeases water flow into resevoir or ditch; shovel or ho e soil to clear ditches/ furrows and build embankments to approprately channel water; mix mad apply proper solutions to fill holes/cracks in pipes, ditches, adn spillways, and make minor repairs to metal, concrete, and wooden frameworks in pipe and ditch valves and gates. Farmer duties: making sure that the livestock is fed and given water.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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

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Applicants must have 20 days experience with flood irrigation. Applicants hired must be able to obtain a valid driver's license as driving on public roads may be required.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Willow Stay Ranch, LLC
Gardnerville, NV 89423
Telephone Number:


864 Plymouth Ranch Roa, Smith Valley, NV 89430

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