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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

General Farm/irrigation Worker

Cody Barrie

Idaho Falls, ID

$16.54 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
barriehayfarms.h2a@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 corn, alfalfa, malt barley, wheat, and canola. 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; 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; remove rocks from field; paint/repair/maintain farm structures; maintain/repair fencing; perform general cleanup of farm areas; drive, load/unload farm trucks; 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. 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. 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; operate siphon tubes; carry and move siphon tubes; stand in ditch with shallow flowing water and set dams; 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; build head gates. Other Irrigation Duties: remove pipes/lines/siphon tubes 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; remove & store all materials related to flood irrigation; disassemble, service, and store pipes/mainlines/siphon tubes 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 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.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 11:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Cody Barrie
Location:
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
Telephone Number:
+12087162823

Worksite

Address:
11034 North 55 East (including field/worksites within a 25-mile radius), Idaho Falls, ID 83401

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24116-927462
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/30/2024

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