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Farm/irrigation/livestock Worker

Cooksey Produce, LLC

Roggen, CO

$16.34 per hour


Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:

Job Description

Full Time:
Number of Workers Requested:
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production/harvesting of pumpkins, watermelons, specialty squash, decorative corn, sunflowers, wheat, alfalfa, beans, millet, and cattle. 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/forklift 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 and farm grounds; paint farm structures; replace/repair fencing; perform general clean up of farm areas; drive, load/unload farm trucks, transport crops to onsite storage facilities. Irrigation duties will include the following: Pivots: maintenance/repair 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 ditch to channel water into designated areas; shovel or hoe soil to clear ditches/furrows and build embankments to appropriately channel water. Other Irrigation Duties: lubricate, adjust, repair and replace parts such as sprinkler heads and drive chains using hand tools. Duties related to the production of Livestock will include the following: feed/water livestock; herd livestock; clean/disinfect livestock corrals/stalls/sheds; hoist/stack bales of hay onto wagon/truck. Duties related to the Cutting/Sorting of Pumpkins/Watermelons will include the following: Will apply techniques as instructed by the employer to: cut/sort/label pumpkins/watermelons by: discard diseased/rotting/inferior product and foreign matter; loading/unloading harvest transport vehicle; report malfunctions; general cleanup. Duties related to the Packing of Produce will include the following: Will apply techniques as instructed by the employer to: sort produce according to grade, color and size; discard diseased/rotting/inferior product and foreign matter; clean up around conveyors and worksite; place produce in containers or on designated conveyors; bag seed wheat.
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

Company Name:
Cooksey Produce, LLC
Roggen, CO 80652
Telephone Number:


42467 WCR 10 (including fields/worksites within a 1-mile radius), Roggen, CO 80652

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
Multiple Worksites:
Additional Wage Information:
+ OT after 60 Hours/week. Employer will abide by all of Colorado's agricultural laws to include Senate Bill 21-087 ("SB87") and the Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order (COMPS order) #38.
Date Posted: