DARREL BRIESE (BRIESE BROTHERS HAVRE) general Farm/Irrigation Worker in HAVRE, Montana
Temporary full time position from 3/16/2024 to 11/25/2024. Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of wheat, hay, grass, peas, lentils, and corn. 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; remove rocks from field; paint/repair farm structures; replace/repair fencing; perform general clean up of farm areas; operate motor bike or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties; drive truck or tractor with trailer attached to gather and transport harvested crop in field; haul trailer alongside crew loading crop or adjacent to harvesting machine and regulate speed to keep abreast of crew; haul loaded trailers from field to highway or packing shed, uncouple trailer, couple empty trailer to tractor and return to field; may haul crop over public roads to storage shed or grain elevator within 50 miles of the field. 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. Pivots: push on switch that activates circle sprinkler system; monitor pivot tracks. 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; 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; 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: 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; place pumps in water source; disassemble, service and store pipes/mainlines/wheel lines after irrigation season. 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.