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Farm/irrigation/livestock Worker

Kirk Jacobs Farms

Hamer, ID

$15.68 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties found in SOC Code 45-2092 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse; SOC Code 45-2093 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch and Aquacultural Animals; as well as SOC Code 45-2091 Agricultural Equipment Operators, and are related to the production of potatoes, hay, wheat and barley and Cattle. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to general farm/harvest work and irrigation. 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; 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; drive, load/unload Ag exempt, non CDL trucks; operate vehicle or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties; transport crops from field to storage. 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 weighting approximately 40 pounds on a sustained basis. Pivots: operate, maintain and repair system. 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 Harvesting of Potatoes will include the following: Will apply techniques as instructed by the employer to: set-up and operate cellar system equipment; operate potato sorting equipment; remove rocks from rows in front of harvesting equipment; ride on harvesting equipment while harvesting potatoes; discard diseased/rotting product, rocks and foreign matter; alert equipment operator of equipment clogging/malfunctions; remove rocks from harvester; aid operator in correct machine performance. Duties related to the care/production of Livestock will include the following: feed/water 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:
Special Requirements:
Applicants must have 20 days experience with farm/irrigation/harvest work and livestock care and provide the contact information of at least one reference who can verify experience and performance.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Kirk Jacobs Farms
Company Name:
Kirk M. Jacobs
Hamer, ID 83425
Telephone Number:


2576 East 2600 North (including fields/worksites in a 15-mile radius), Hamer, ID 83425

Job Order Details

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