Farmworkers

  • Cannabis Jobs
  • Stagecoach, NV
  • 15 Apr, 2019

Job Description

This job was posted by http://www.azjobconnection.gov : For more information, please see: http://www.azjobconnection.gov/ada/r/jobs/3373388 *This is an out-of-state H-2A job order from Nevada. This job order is copied as is from the holding state's job order system*Position: General Farm / Sod / Irrigation WorkerWage: $10.69 hr. - Farm / Irrigation; $11.37 hr. - HayWork; Duration: Full Time Temporary 3/1/2019 - 12/15/2019Location: Dayton, Nevada - Lyon County Nevada***Job order related to an H-2A Foreign Labor Certification (FLC) Application***Special Requirements / Qualifications:Applicants must have twenty (20) days experience with farm / sod / irrigation work.Applicants hired must be able to obtain a valid Driver's License as driving on public roads may be required.Instruction, training, and general supervision will be provided by the farm operator or a designated employee. However, the worker must perform required duties without close supervision and listen to, understand, and follow simple instructions of the employer or supervisor.All tools, supplies, and equipment required to perform the duties assigned will be provided at no charge to the worker. The worker will be required to return worn out tools, supplies, and equipment before new ones will be provided.Most duties are performed out of doors and entail exposure to heat, cold, dust, rain, and other environmental conditions common in fields, including mosquitoes during certain seasons.The worker must crouch, bend, and lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds in the course of performing required activities.Job Description:Worker will be required perform a variety of duties related to the production of hay, garlic, industrial hemp, turf grass, and fresh produce. 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; remove undesirable and excess growth from crops or farm grounds; replace/repair fencing; perform general cleanup of farm areas; drive, load/unload trucks; operate vehicle, motor bike, or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties; transport crops to market; prepare fields/plant/spray/weed and irrigate plants/shrubs/trees; observe general condition of plants and apply the appropriate care; may mix and/or spray chemicals (according to appropriate restrictive use laws, when/if applicable); maintain/repair hydroponic/environmental control systems; harvest/pack and store crop; maintain and repair structures/grounds; haul and spread soil/products to condition land; sow seed and plant cuttings; plant plugs of sod; cut/roll/stack/load and unload sod; mow/tend sod; trap/poison pests; prepare crops for shipment; harvest by machine or manual ly; handle garlic bulbs carefully to avoid bruising, cutting, puncturing, or any other damage; any other incidental duties associated with the production of hay, turf grass, garlic, industrial hemp and fresh produce.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.Flood Irrigation: lift gate in side of flooded irrigation ditch/pipe permitting water to flow into bordered section of field.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.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.How to Apply:To apply, applicants must provide their full name and complete contact information as well as the name and contact information of at least one reference who has firsthand knowledge and can verify the worker's experience and performance to: Cary Yamamoto, c/o Snake River Farmers' Association, 406 West 400 South, Heyburn, ID 83336 or by fax to: (208) 436-0573 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Note: Only those applicants that meet all the special requirements for employment; who are able, willing, and qualified to perform the work; who are eligible for employment in the United States; and who will be available at the time and place needed, should appl