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Sod/irrigation Worker

Mile High Sod Farm, Inc.

Roggen, CO

$16.34 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
milehighsod@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
6
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of sod. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to general farm work/irrigation/crop production. Will apply specific horticultural techniques as instructed by the employer when carrying out the following responsibilities: sow grass seed and plant plugs of sod and cut/roll/stack/load and unload sod; remove weeds from crops or farm grounds; mow/tend sod; operate forklift; prepare crops for shipment; drive, load/unload farm trucks; driveworkers possessing the proper licensure may be asked to transport other farm workers. Irrigation duties will include the following: Pivots: push on switch that activates circle sprinkler system; turn on pump; shovel and pack dirt in low spots of embankment or cut trenches in high areas to direct water flow; refill trenches. Other Irrigation Duties: lubricate, adjust, repair and replace parts such as sprinkler heads and drive chains using hand tools.
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:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Applicants must have a minimum of three (3) months of experience in the production/harvesting of sod, including the operation and maintenance of specialized sod production and harvesting machinery and general irrigation work experience, and provide the contact information of at least one reference who can verify experience and performance.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Mile High Sod Farm, Inc.
Location:
Denver, CO 80219
Telephone Number:
+13039347851

Worksite

Address:
36767 Weld County Road 22, Roggen, CO 80652

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23338-542568
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
$16.34/hr + 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:
12/9/2023

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