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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

General Farm/irrigation Worker

Turpin Farms, Inc.

Burley, ID

$16.54 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
turpinfarms18@gmail.com
Web address to Apply:
www.idahoworks.gov/job_seeker

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of sugar beets, wheat, alfalfa, and beans. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to irrigation. 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; perform general cleanup of farm areas; drive, load/unload farm trucks and Ag exempt, non-CDL 10-wheel trucks; operate vehicle, motor bike, or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties; transport crops to market; 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. 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. Applicants hired must be able to drive a 10-wheeler. Applicants hired must be able to obtain a valid drivers license as driving on public roads may be required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Turpin Farms, Inc.
Location:
Burley, ID 83318
Telephone Number:
+12084312464

Worksite

Address:
280 South 450 East (including fields/worksites within a 6-mile radius), Burley, ID 83318

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24046-722162
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
2/25/2024

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