Ranch Hand / Irrigation Tech needed in Emigrant, Montana

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Dome Mountain Ranch, LLC

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Emigrant, MT
Job Type
Full Time or Seasonal
Entry wage start at $14/hour
Date Posted
April 11, 2021
Housing Offered
0-2 yrs

Temporary full-time position from 5/1/21 to 9/1/21 Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of hay crops. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to Irrigation. Additional general ranch work could include grounds upkeep such as pulling/spraying weeds, weedwacking, mowing, rock picking, fence repair, loading and unloading hay bales and other miscellaneous grounds clean up and repairs.

Irrigation duties include understanding water valve systems, cleaning pump and pivot filters of sand and debris, restart pumps. Wheel-lines: Worker will be required to move 7 wheel-lines twice per day, once in morning once in evening, drain/flush lines, start gasoline engine and operate controls to move lines across field to specified valves, open valves and unclog debris from sprinklers. Handline irrigation requires the disassembling of pipes and then carried to next valve area. Worker will be required to move pipes through freshly irrigated crops and/or plowed fields where mud may be deep at times and to lift and carry pipe sections weighing approximately 40 pounds on a sustained basis. Flood Irrigation requires worker to mov e flood tarp down flood bed at specified locations permitting water to flow in desired section of field, shovel and pack dirt to keep tarp dam sealed, repair ditch leaks and clear ditches of built up unwanted debris. There are 4 fields to move flood tarps twice a day.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a valid driver’s license, some farm and/or ranch experience, or other experience demonstrating an aptitude for ranch work. Applicant should be a self-starter, able to work without direct supervision, as well as able to work well with others. Applicant must also be willing to work flexible hours. Worker is responsible for providing appropriate communication device.

WAGES: Entry wage DOE. Other benefits include housing, paid utilities and satellite tv.

TO APPLY: Forward bio & resume to our email address.

Visit website here: https://domemountainranch.com/

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