Employment

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DITCHRIDER

King Hill Irrigation District is currently looking to fill two Ditchrider, full-time positions. Ditchriders manage the irrigation delivery to district water users in Hammett, Glenns Ferry, King Hill, Bliss and Black Mesa areas. The position transitions into a maintenance position during the winter months.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Must reside within 30 miles of District office.
  • Submit to drug testing.
  • Ability to work in and around waterways.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to keep daily records and complete reports.
  • Availability seven days a week during irrigation season. (4 to 10 hours per day, April—October)
  • Must have ability to lift/push/pull a minimum of 50 pounds, able to stand, walk, bend and twist.
  • PREFERED:
  • Construction, mechanical or irrigation experience is helpful .
  • CDL license
  • Either possess chemical application license/certification or willingness to obtain one.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Ditchriders must monitor, maintain and adjust gravity irrigation flows in canals, which includes daily inspections, seven days per week. Ditchrider communicates directly with KHID patrons for water delivery needs.
  • Post irrigation season includes ditch maintenance, which involves general construction, concrete work, steel work, pipe installation, and operating various heavy equipment.
  • This is an outdoor/all weather position.
  • Company vehicle provided for work purposes.

BENEFITS:

  • Includes full medical and dental, PERSI retirement, paid Federal holidays, sick leave and paid vacation—rotation of time off during the irrigation season available following competent operation of system.
  • Salary based upon qualifications.

SUBMIT RESUME/APPLICATION:

Resumes/Applications may be submitted to the secretary, Wendy Parker via:

  • Email: khidh2o@yahoo.com
  • Mail: PO Box 993, Glenns Ferry, ID 83623
  • Office: 75  E First Ave, Glenns Ferry, ID 83623

Click here to download the application for KHID employment.