Looking for an exciting opportunity to join the Klamath Basin’s top farm team? Read on!
Gold Dust & Walker Farms is looking for a Ditch Rider to join our farm team!
This position will be responsible for maintenance of the ditches, drains and canals that our farms use as well as ensuring the water ordered for our crops gets to the fields in an efficient manner. Responsibilities include:
- Operate gates, checks, turnouts and drains to regulate waterflow
- Ensure head gates and other structures are functioning properly
- Check for cracks, leaks and other deficiencies in canals, ditches and drains
- Keep waterways clear from moss, weeds and other hindrances to irrigation
- Be able to carry, push, pull, reach and lift equipment and parts weighing up to 50 pounds
- Communicate with farm managers about necessary repairs for facilities and waterways
Since our Ditch Rider will work in support of our farm teams, from May through September our ideal candidate will be available to work beyond the eight-hour workday during planting, growing and harvest seasons and will be available on weekends.
Previous experience is preferred. This position will report to our Farm Managers.
If you’re interested, please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.