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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

General Farm/irrigation Worker

McFarland Produce, LLC

Ogden, UT

$16.63 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Web address to Apply:
https://jobs.utah.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
20
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of sweet corn, onions, squash, peppers, pumpkins, hay, wheat, and small variety of garden vegetables. 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: prepare fields; maintain, drive, attach, and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize, and harvest crops; may also plant crops by hand; 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; 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 10-wheel trucks to transport crops to onsite facilities and/or market; husk/shell/de-tassel corn; 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; harvest/pack/store crop; trap/poison pests; pickup/handle/climb ladders; clear property; weed using farm hand tools. Irrigation duties will include the following: 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, and make minor repairs to metal, concrete, and wooden frameworks in pipe and ditch valves and gates. Drip Irrigation: walk behind tractor to assist in installing/laying drip irrigation; move drip hoses; maintain/repair drip irrigation; flush lines; remove drip irrigation and layflat from fields prior to harvest; ensure layflat spools correctly when removing from field. Duties related to the Packing/Harvesting of Produce will include the following: Will apply techniques as instructed by the employer to: pick produce; sort seed according to grade, color and size; discard diseased/rotting/inferior product and foreign matter; cleanup around conveyors and worksite; place produce in containers or on designated conveyors; hand product off to or receive from another worker for placement in boxes located on trailers; place produce in boxes located on trailers; select cappers; prepare crops for shipment.
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:
3
Special Requirements:
Applicants must have 3 months 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:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
McFarland Produce, LLC
Location:
Ogden, UT 84404
Telephone Number:
+18018146494

Worksite

Address:
5102 West 1150 South (including fields/worksites within a 6-mile radius), Ogden, UT 84404

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24100-868831
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/16/2024

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