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Farm/irrigation/livestock Worker

Western Basin Land & Livestock, LLC

Ogden, UT

$16.63 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
wbh2aworkers@gmail.com
Web address to Apply:
https://jobs.utah.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of hay, grain, corn, pasture grass, and livestock. The majority of the work activities (90%) during the overall contract period, however, will be related to general farm work/irrigation/crop production; workers possessing the proper licensure may be asked to transport other farm workers. 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; may mix and/or spray chemicals (according to appropriate restrictive use laws, when/if applicable); remove undesirable and excess growth from crops or farm grounds; paint/repair/maintain farm structures; maintain/repair fencing; perform general cleanup of farm areas; drive, load/unload farm trucks; haul manure; hoist/stack bales of hay onto wagon/truck; 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: Pivots: operate, maintain and repair system. Flood Irrigation: lift gate in side of flooded irrigation ditch/pipe permitting water to flow into bordered section of field; shovel and pack dirt in low spots of embankment or cut trenches in high areas to direct water flow; close gate in ditch/pipe when bordered section is flooded; open gate or connect pipe to underground pipe system that releases water flow into reservoir or ditch; siphon water from flooded reservoir or ditch to channel water into designated areas; shovel or hoe soil to clear ditches/furrows and build embankments to appropriately channel water; mix and apply proper solutions to fill holes/cracks in pipes, ditches, and spillways; maintain and repair irrigation system. Other irrigation duties: remove irrigation equipment from storage and place in fields; disassemble, service and store irrigation equipment after irrigation season. Occasional duties (10%) related to the production of livestock will include the following: check physical characteristics, observe general condition of livestock and apply the appropriate care; observe animals to detect illness/injury/disease; apply or administer medications, vaccines and/or insecticides; mix feed/additives and feed/water livestock; place mineral blocks; drive equipment to haul/distribute feed/water; herd livestock; confine livestock in stalls; dock, castrate, brand, clip/tag and clamp livestock; clean/disinfect livestock stalls/corrals/sheds.
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:
1
Special Requirements:
Applicants must have 1 month 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:
72
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Western Basin Land & Livestock, LLC
Location:
Ogden, UT 84404
Telephone Number:
+18017317252

Worksite

Address:
7550 West 800 North (including fields/worksites within a 20-mile radius), Ogden , UT 84404

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24040-708985
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
2/17/2024

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