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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Nursery/irrigation Worker

Bitterroot Nursery

Hamilton, MT

$15.68 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
amiedwallace@gmail.com
Web address to Apply:
https://montanaworks.gov/

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 nursery stock. General Nursery Work will include the following responsibilities: maintain, drive, attach and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize and harvest nursery crops; make minor mechanical adjustments and repairs on farm/nursery machinery; remove undesirable and excess growth from crop; paint farm/nursery structures; maintain/repair fencing; perform general clean up of farm/nursery areas; drive, load/unload farm trucks; mix concrete and fill molds; dig nursery stock by hand & machine; load bark & trees onto trucks using machines; plant/prune trees & shrubs by hand; workers possessing the proper licensure may be asked to transport other farm workers. 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 weighing approximately 40 pounds on a sustained basis. Other Irrigation Duties: remove pipes 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 after irrigation season.
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 as a nursery worker and provide the contact information of at least one reference who can verify experience and performance. 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):
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Bitterroot Nursery
Company Name:
Trapper Peak Enterprises, LLC
Location:
Hamilton, MT 59840
Telephone Number:
+14069613806

Worksite

Address:
617 Eastside Highway, Hamilton, MT 59840

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23349-571041
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/21/2023

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