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Farm/Irrigation/Livestock Worker

in Jefferson County, ID

Job Description

Dates of need are from 09/05/2022 to 10/15/2022. 

Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of potatoes, grain, hay 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; remove rocks from field; remove weeds from crops or farm grounds; paint/repair farm structures; perform general cleanup of farm areas; drive, load/unload trucks. Irrigation duties will include the following: Other Irrigation Duties: disassemble, service and store pipes/mainlines/wheel lines after irrigation season. Duties related to the production of Livestock will include the following: check physical characteristics, observe general condition of livestock and apply the appropriate care; examine animals to detect illness/injury/disease, rate of weight gain or to determine delivery time, assist in delivery; apply or administer medications, vaccines and/or insecticides; place mineral blocks; drive equipment to haul/distribute feed/water; herd livestock; confine livestock in stalls; clean/disinfect livestock corrals/stalls/sheds; dock, castrate, brand, clip/tag and clamp livestock; hoist/stack bales of hay onto wagon/truck. 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: discard diseased/rotting product, rocks and foreign matter; alert equipment operator of equipment clogging/malfunctions.



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Job Posting: 1794581

Posted On: Jun 23, 2022

Updated On: Jun 23, 2022