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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm/irrigation/livestock Worker

Jon Wells Farms, Inc.

Buhl, ID

$15.68 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12085376958
Email address to Apply:
joncarol@q.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of alfalfa, dry beans, field corn, wheat, pasture, and livestock. 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: maintain, drive, attach and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize and harvest crops; bale hay and straw 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; paint/repair farm structures; replace/repair fencing; perform general clean up of farm areas; drive, load/unload trucks; operate motor bike or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties. Irrigation duties will include the following: Hand lines: lift and carry pipe sections weighing approximately 40 pounds on a sustained basis. Pivots: push on switch that activates circle sprinkler system. Flood Irrigation: shovel and pack dirt in low spots of embankment or cut trenches in high areas to direct water flow; 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 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; move/schedule/adjust/maintain and repair gated pipe: disassemble, service and store pipes/mainlines/wheel lines after irrigation season. Minimal livestock duties include: move, sort, herd livestock; assist in branding; care for and treat as needed. NOTE: Will not feed livestock.
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

Experience Required:
No
Special Requirements:
Applicants must have 20 days experience with farm/irrigation work and livestock care and provide the contact information of at least one reference who can verify experience and performance. Applicants hired must be able to obtain a valid drivers license as driving on public roads may be required. 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:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Jon Wells Farms, Inc.
Location:
Buhl, ID 83316
Telephone Number:
+12085376958

Worksite

Address:
3788 North 800 East, Buhl, ID 83316

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23020-715244
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
2/9/2023

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