CORNWELL RANCH General Farmworker in GLASGOW, Montana
Temporary full time position from 4/1/21 to 12/1/2021Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of alfalfa, corn millet and cattle. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to general farmwork. Applicants must have 20 days experience with farm/irrigation work and livestock care. Applicants hired must be able to obtain a valid drivers license as driving on public roads may be required.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; haul silage from chopper to pit; remove undesirable and excess growth from crops or farm grounds; paint/repair farm structures; replace/repair/build/dismantle fencing; perform general clean up of farm areas; haul silage from chopper to pit; operate motor bike or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties. 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; 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 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.Duties related to the production of Livestock will include the following: clip identifying notches or symbols on livestock; wrestle calves for branding; brand livestock using branding iron. 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 supplies before new supplies will be provided. Most duties are performed out of doors and entail exposure to heat, cold, dust, rain, and other environmental conditions common infields, 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. 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.