Montana Employer Farm/Irrigation/Livestock Worker in ALDER, 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 hay and cattle. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to general farm work and 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 rocks from field; paint/repair/maintain farm structures; replace/repair fencing; perform general cleanup of farm areas; operate vehicle, motor bike, or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties. Irrigation duties will include the following: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; open gate or connect pipe to underground pipe system that releases water flow into reservoir or ditch; shovel or hoe soil to clear ditches/furrows and build embankments to appropriately channel water; mix and apply proper solutions to fill holes/cracks in pipes, ditches, and spillways, and make minor repairs to metal, concrete, and wooden frameworks in pipe and ditch valves and gates. Other Irrigation Duties: clean and store irrigation dams; winterize irrigation machines; lubricate and change engine oil on irrigation machines.Duties related to the production of livestock will include the following: mix feed/additives and feed/water livestock; place mineral blocks; herd livestock; brand or tag livestock; clean/disinfect livestock stalls/corrals/sheds; hoist/stack bales of hay onto wagon/truck.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.