PAGE LAND & CATTLE, LLLP Farm Irrigation Livestock worker in GLASGOW, Montana
Temporary full time from 4/1/2024 - 10/15/2024. Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of alfalfa, corn, cattle, triticale, oats, and other annual small grain crops. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to Irrigation. 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; chop/pull/spray weeds; remove rocks from field; paint/repair farm structures; replace/repair fencing; lift and carry fencing materials including railroad ties and post; roll and unroll fencing wire; perform general clean up of farm areas; drive, load/unload trucks; operate motor bike or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties. Flood Irrigation: move and set siphon tube or lift gate in side of flooded irrigation ditch/pipe permitting water to flow into bordered section of field; shovel and pack dirt in low spots of embankment or cut trenches in high areas to direct water flow; close gate in ditch/pipe when bordered section is flooded; siphon water from flooded reservoir or ditch to channel water into designated areas; shovel or hoe soil to clear ditches/furrows and build embankments to appropriately channel water. Other duties as assigned, include: 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; drive equipment to haul/distribute feed/water; confine livestock in stalls; rope cattle from horseback; restrain cattle for branding; clean/disinfect livestock corrals/stalls/sheds; hoist/stack bales of hay onto wagon/truck. Applicants must have 20 days experience with farm/irrigation work and livestock care and provide the contact information of at least one reference who can verify experience and performance. 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.