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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

General Farm/irrigation Worker

Golden View, Inc.

Burley, ID

$16.54 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
gvifarms@gmail.com
Web address to Apply:
www.idahoworks.gov/job_seeker

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 barley, corn, potatoes, sugar beets, hay, and wheat. 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; remove undesirable and excess growth from crops or farm grounds; remove rocks from field; paint/repair/maintain farm structures; maintain/repair fencing; perform general clean up of farm areas; drive, load/unload farm trucks and Ag exempt, non-CDL 10-wheel trucks; husk/shell/de-tassel corn; operate motor bike or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties; 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. Wheel lines: start gasoline engines and operate controls to move lines across fields at specified intervals. Pivots: push on switch that activates circle sprinkler system; change/repair tires/gear boxes; service pivots. 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 Cutting/Sorting of Seed Potatoes will include the following: Will apply techniques as instructed by the employer to cut and sort potatoes by: using knife to cut potato into sections; place potatoes on machine that cuts potatoes into sections; push button to start machinery; tend/ monitor machine to insure proper movement of product; discard diseased/rotting/inferior product and foreign matter; load seed into trucks; report malfunctions; general cleanup. Duties related to the Harvesting of Potatoes will include the following: Will apply techniques as instructed by the employer to: remove rocks from rows in front of harvesting equipment; unload trucks; discard diseased/rotting product, rocks and foreign matter; pile potatoes in cellars; alert equipment operator of equipment clogging/malfunctions; aid operator in correct machine performance; clean area around cellars.
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 with farm/irrigation work and provide the contact information of at least one reference who can verify experience and performance. Applicants hired must be able to obtain a valid Drivers License as driving on public roads may be required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
60
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Golden View, Inc.
Location:
Burley, ID 83318
Telephone Number:
+12084312887

Worksite

Address:
750 East 500 South (including fields/worksites located within a 15-mile radius), Burley, ID 83318

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24033-690643
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
2/16/2024

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