Irrigation Leader

Settlers Irrigation District

Please apply with resume and cover letter by fax or email to Settlers Irrigation District.

Fax: 208-343-1642



Full Time Position: Irrigation Ditch Rider
Wage: $18-21 DOE
Benefits: Paid Time Off, Federal Holidays, State Retirement, Paid Health Insurance, & Optional Life Insurance

Irrigation Ditch Rider/Maintenance Job Description:

Assist in operations and maintenance of canal/pressure irrigation systems and equipment which includes daily manual labor.

Irrigation Ditch Rider/Maintenance Job Requirements:

  • Must possess or obtain a valid Class A CDL Idaho Driver’s License
  • Clean driving record
  • Pre-employment drug testing and random drug testing
  • Must be mechanically inclined
  • Must be able to read a tape measure, to the /16th
  • Skill in the use of hand tools and other maintenance equipment
  • Must be able to perform manual labor
  • Must be physically fit capable of lifting 75 lbs.
  • Able to work outdoors for extended periods of time under adverse weather conditions
  • Able to complete work to high standards with limited supervision/independently and in groups
  • Complies with safety guidelines

Duties Include:

  • Assist in maintaining irrigation systems
  • Assist in ditch spraying, mowing, and burning weeds, and pest control
  • Haul and dispose of weed and trash
  • Operate small and heavy equipment
  • Assist with work in the shop, weld, torch, plasma, grind.
  • Equipment/vehicle maintenance
  • General labor that may include: washing and cleaning vehicles and cleaning shop
  • Any and all other duties required to complete the job.

Preference given for:

Experience with irrigation canals, Class A CDL, concrete, aquatic weed and pest control (licensed applicator)

Must be a motivated individual, have initiative, drive, and the willingness to learn.