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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

General Farm/irrigation Worker

Blackburn Farming, LLC

Bellevue, ID

$16.54 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

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

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
11
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of alfalfa and grass hay. 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/equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize, and harvest crops; maintain/repair fencing; perform general cleanup of farm areas; operate vehicle, 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 valves to start flow of water; disassemble lines and carry pipes across fields at specified intervals; move pipes through freshly irrigated crops; 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. 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.
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.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:30 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Blackburn Farming, LLC
Location:
Bellevue, ID 83313
Telephone Number:
+18312458292

Worksite

Address:
535 Gannett Road (including fields/worksites within a 50-mile radius), Bellevue, ID 83313

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24038-699863
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
2/17/2024

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