DITCHTENDER/MAINTENANCE WORKERSouth San Joaquin Irrigation District
Salary: $23.34 - $28.38
South San Joaquin Irrigation District has a history over 100 years strong. We are a special district providing irrigation and drinking water to local farmers, businesses and residents. Currently we are accepting applications for an Maintenance Worker/Ditchtender. Under general supervision, this position performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled duties in the distribution of irrigation water to farmers within assigned division; performs varied duties in the construction, repair, cleaning, and maintenance of irrigation canals, ditches, pipelines, pump lines, and structures.
Qualified candidates will have knowledge of:
¶ General farming, soils and crops
¶ Record keeping and reporting
¶ General computer use, data entry
¶ Safe work practices
¶ Basic methods, tools, techniques and materials used in the operation, construction, maintenance, repair and cleaning of irrigation facilities
The ideal candidate will have the ability to:
¶ Work without direct supervision
¶ Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
¶ Make water measurements
¶ Perform heavy manual labor
¶ Understand and carry out oral and written directions
¶ Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
¶ Enter, maintain and interpret records utilizing a lap top computer
¶ Operate equipment utlilized in the construction, maintenance and repair of irrigation canals, ditches and pipelines
Must be able to work nights and weekends
Final filing deadline: September 29, 2017 @4:00PM. Complete job description, and District application are available on our website, SSJID.com, or at the District office M-F 8am-4pm, 11011 E. Highway 120, Manteca, CA 95336. Interested candidates must submit a signed District application and current DMV printout (minimum) along wiht their resume and other documentation if applicable, by the deadline indicated for consideration. Applicants submitted electronically (email) or via fax will not be considered. Must pass post offer physcial, drug test and background screening.
Equal Opportunity Employer
South San Joaquin Irrigation District
PO Box 747
Ripon, CA 95366