Ranch Seasonal Irrigator, City of Laramie

Laramie, WY

Job Title: Ranch Seasonal Irrigator

Organization: City of Laramie

Location: Laramie, WY


  • Adjust head to maintain allotted water flow within the irrigation ditches; keep head gates and culverts cleared of debris; and maintain ditches and other irrigation structures.
  • Operate and maintain irrigation pumps.
  • Maintain and read water recording devices and record flows as required.
  • Operate a variety of vehicles, tools, and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of irrigation systems in a safe, accurate and effective manner with minimal supervision.
  • Ensure all areas requiring irrigation are properly irrigated in a timely manner.
  • Communicate and cooperate with other ditch users so irrigation can be accomplished without dissension.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Maintain simple records and logs; complete reports as necessary.
  • Availability for early morning or late evening hours and weekends.


  • Experience or willingness to learn a variety of maintenance, repair and irrigation ditches and associated irrigating equipment.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver license.
  • Some ATV experience preferred.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and public.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, crouch, stoop, squat, crawl, twist, climb, push, pull, lift 50 lbs., distinguish color, and wear protective apparel; exposure to cold, heat, noise, outdoors, vibration, confining work space, chemicals, explosive materials, mechanical hazards, electrical hazards, toxic substances, foul odors, wastewater, sludge, effluents, bacteria, viruses, and traffic hazards.
  • Ability to travel to different sites and locations in personal vehicle. Vehicle stipend of $250 per month will be included. Vehicle with high clearance is preferred.

Start/End Dates: April 15 – October 15

Salary/Pay: $12.67 – $14.34 per hour

Application Deadline: April 1

How to Apply: Please click here to apply online.

Questions? Contact Dani Sheppard, HR Specialist, at dsheppard@cityoflaramie.org