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Farm/irrigation/ Nursery Worker

Teton Turf & Tree Farms

Sugar City, ID

$16.54 per month


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
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Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of wheat, barley, hay, sod, trees, shrubs, and perennials. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to general farm/nursery work, irrigation, and crop production. General Farm/Nursery 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 such as herbicides, fungicides, and pesticides (according to appropriate restrictive use laws, when/if applicable) to control diseases and insects; remove undesirable and excess growth from crops or farm grounds; remove rocks from field; paint/repair/maintain farm structures; maintain/repair fencing; perform general cleanup of farm areas; drive, load/unload farm trucks and Ag exempt, non CDL semi/10-wheel trucks; transport crops from field to storage and/or market; operate vehicle, motor bike, or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties; observe general condition of crops and apply the appropriate care; maintain and repair structures/grounds; haul and spread soil/products to condition land; sow grass seed and/or plant plugs of sod; cut/roll/stack/load and unload sod; mow/tend sod; trap/poison pests; plant trees/vines/plants in containers; prepare flowers/plants/shrubs/trees to fill orders; move containerized plants/vines/trees; dig/wrap roots of plants/vines/trees; hand thin trees to ensure proper load on tree; prune trees using a variety of pruning equipment including hand shears, hand loppers, hand saws, and 12-foot ladders; prune and thin from the ground or a ladder up to 12 feet in height or from a motorized platform; care for trees/shrubs/plants during growing process; pick up/handle/climb ladders; plant trees; spread composted material; load/unload product using forklift; sort/repair pallets; 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. 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

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Applicants must have 20 days experience with farm and 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. 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.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Teton Turf & Tree Farms
Company Name:
Teton Turf, Inc.
Sugar City, ID 83448
Telephone Number:


4735 East Highway 33 (including field/worksite(s) within a 50-mile radius), Sugar City, ID 83448

Job Order Details

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