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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

General Farm/irrigation Worker

Canyon Falls Farms

American Falls, ID

$16.54 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
cffh2a@cffarms.com
Web address to Apply:
www.idahoworks.gov/job_seeker

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
90
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of potatoes, sugar beets, beans, wheat, corn, alfalfa, 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; perform general cleanup of farm areas; operate vehicle, motor bike, or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties; drive, load/unload farm/Ag exempt, non CDL 10-wheel trucks on, or between, farm worksites; operate telehandler with bale fork; operate tractors/ trucks to load/unload products; work with augers, gas motors, generators and electrical cords; watch gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure machine is working properly; keep a daily log of products and vehicle service; keep trucks in working order by performing small repairs and conducting daily general maintenance duties; report truck problems to farm mechanic; 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. Wheel lines: start gasoline engines and operate controls to move lines across fields at specified intervals. Pivots: operate, maintain, and repair system. 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. Duties related to the Cutting/Sorting of Seed Potatoes will include the following: Will apply techniques as instructed by the employer to cut and sort potatoes by: using knife to cut potato into sections; place potatoes on machine that cuts potatoes into sections; push button to start machinery; tend/monitor machine to insure proper movement of product; discard diseased/rotting/inferior product and foreign matter; report malfunctions; general cleanup. Duties related to the Harvesting of Potatoes will include the following: Will apply techniques as instructed by the employer to: remove rocks from rows in front of harvesting equipment; discard diseased/rotting product, rocks, and foreign matter; alert equipment operator of equipment clogging/malfunctions; aid operator in correct machine performance.
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 provide the contact information of at least one reference who can verify performance.
Number of Hours Per Week:
60
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Canyon Falls Farms
Company Name:
AgReserves, Inc
Location:
American Falls, ID 83211
Telephone Number:
+12088446707

Worksite

Address:
2765 Fairgrounds Road, American Falls, ID 83211

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24156-071605
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/12/2024

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