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Idaho Department of Labor General Farmworker in Twin Falls, Idaho

This job was posted by https://idahoworks.gov : For more information, please see: https://idahoworks.gov/ada/r/jobs/1434096 &&Consultants please conduct a seated interview. Dates of need are (5/1/2021 – 11/15/2021) This order is for work in Twin Falls, Idaho area. Job Duties may require a split shift when irrigating. Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of hay, grain, beets, corn and cattle. 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 farm structures; replace/repair fencing; perform general clean up of farm areas; drive, load/unload trucks; operate motor bike or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties. 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. Pivots: push on switch that activates circle sprinkler system; maintain and repair pivots. Other Irrigation Duties: remove pipes/wheel lines from storage and lay outlace 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. 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. Duties related to the production of Livestock will include the following: mix feed/additives and feed/water livestock; care for newborn calves; place mineral blocks; drive equipment to haul/distribute feed/water; herd livestock; clean/disinfect livestock corrals/stalls/sheds; hoist/stack bales of hay onto wagon/truck.&&

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