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General Farm/irrigation Worker

Obendorf Hop, Inc.

Parma, ID

$15.68 per hour


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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 onions, wheat, corn, sugar beets and hops. Most of the work activities during the overall contract period will be related to general farm work, irrigation and crop production. Employees will apply techniques as instructed by the employer when carrying out the following responsibilities: maintain, drive, attach, and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment/trucks to till and/or disk soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize, spray and harvest crops; make mechanical adjustments and repairs on farm machinery; move hand lines/pipe for irrigation; may mix and/or spray chemicals (according to appropriate restrictive use laws, when/if applicable); remove undesirable and excess growth from crops, farm grounds; perform general cleanup/maintenance of farm areas, corrugates, and ditches surrounding fields; drive, load/unload farm trucks and Ag exempt, non CDL semi/10-wheel trucks; transport crops to onsite storage facilities; operate vehicle, motor bike, or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties; maintain/repair fencing. Assist our main mechanics in the maintenance shop; workers possessing the proper licensure may be asked to transport other farm workers. Drip Irrigation: walk behind tractor to install and lay drip irrigation equipment in fields, move hoses, remove drip irrigation and layflat from fields prior to harvest; ensure layflat spools correctly when removing from field; maintain/repair drip irrigation; flush lines. Corn job description: de-tassel corn. Onion job descriptions: plant onions by walking behind tractors, observe the planter (unclog planter if necessary); weed onions using farm hand tools to remove weeds from fields; general tool use to build/repair bins; measure/cut wood to proper length; place wood on jigs; nail using air gun; dump onion bags into bins; operate heister for stacking bins; drive onion truck and haul onion bins. Onion Harvesting: hand harvest onions; clip ends off onions and toss the tops back in the field; place in bags and lay in field to mature; even rows for harvest; gather bagged onions from field and transfer onions into bins. Remove unwanted debris from binning line; drive/operate equipment to stack/organize bins at onion storage.
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.

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7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Obendorf Hop, Inc.
Parma, ID 83660
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23299 Fargo Road (including fields/worksites within a 15-mile radius), Parma, ID 83660

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