HAROLD D BROWN General Farmworker in DILLON, Montana
Temporary full time position from 4/1/2021 to 10/15/2021Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of alfalfa, pasture grass, barley, hay and beef cattle. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to general farmwork.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/equipment; may mix and/or spray chemicals (according to appropriate restrictive use laws, when/if applicable); remove rocks from field; replace/repair fencing; perform general clean-up of farm areas; operate 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.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.Other duties as assigned, include: observe general condition of livestock, vaccines and/or insecticides; place mineral blocks; drive equipment to haul/distribute feed/water; herd livestock; clean/disinfect livestock corrals/stalls/sheds/trucks/trailers/cattle pods; load and dispose of dead animals; stack bales of hay.In view of the statutorily established basic function of the Employment Service (ES) as a no-fee labor exchange that is as a forum for bringing together employers and job seekers, neither the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) nor the State Workforce Agencies (SWA) are guarantors of the accuracy or truthfulness of information contained on job orders submitted by employers. Nor does any job order accepted or recruited upon by the ES constitute a contractual job offer to which the ETA or a SWA is in any way a party.