NMID Seeks Ditch Rider

Ditch Rider (5525 E. Greenhurst Rd. Nampa ID)

Nampa & Meridian Irrigation District

employment type: full time

job title: Ditch Rider

Nampa & Meridian Irrigation District has an immediate opening for a Ditch Rider. This is a full time year round position. MUST Live within the southwest Nampa area.

A ditch rider conducts the delivery of irrigation water as requested and according to the water rights. Operates gates, checks, turnouts, and waste ways to regulate water flow. Experience with outside work, heavy equipment usage, and previous work with welding and cutting tools is a plus.

Summer Hours:
April to October 15th
This position requires a variable time commitment during water season. You may be subject to being on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week due to the unknowns of the irrigation season.

Winter Hours:
October to March (Four 10 hour days/ per week)
Mon – Thu 7:00 am – 5:30 pm

Drug testing
Class A CDL (within 6 months)
Clean driving record and background check
Able to lift 75 pounds
District vehicle provided
MUST Live within the south Nampa area
Construction experience is helpful but not necessary

PERSI state retirement
401k & 457 plan
Medical & dental insurance
Paid vacation
10 paid holidays
Sick leave (after only 1 month)
Bereavement leave

Applications may be requested via email by calling (208) 466-0663 or in person at the shop located at 5525 E. Greenhurst Rd. Nampa, ID 83686. The shop hours are Mon-Thu 7 am-5:30 pm, Fridays 8 am-12 pm.