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Montana Employer General Farmworker in ALZADA, Montana

Temporary full-time position from 2/1/2021 to 11/30/2021All job duties are closely and directly related to the production of crops and livestock. The larger percentage of the work activities will be related to general farmwork/crop production.Perform any combination of the following tasks required in general farmwork and the production of crops: apply herbicides to noxious, invasive and poisonous plant species on grazing areas; assist with the artificial insemination of livestocky by herding into corrals, observing estrus, keeping records and running through working chutes; clean and disinfect livestock corrals, pens and handling facilities; evaluate the condition of the crop/weather and adjust harvesting and post-harvest activity based on evaluation; loading/unloading trucks; maintain/drive/attach and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize, apply chemicals and harvest crops; perform some maintenance and adjustments to implements/tractors/equipment; perform welding and metal work when maintenance requires it; removal of excess plant growth from farm grounds.Perform any combination of the following tasks attending to livestock: apply medications to cuts and bruises; assist in the maintenance of tools, equipment and handling facilities necessary to production; assist with castration of livestock; assist with the vaccination of livestock by herding into corrals and/or stalls or manually restraining animals ; attend to pregnant livestock and newborn offspring (including night checks); brand, tag, clip or otherwise mark young animals for identification purposes; build and/or maintain fence and facilities to ensure the safety and health of animals and forage; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; feed and water and ensure adequate provision of both; guard against predatory animals and from eating poisonous and/or noxious plants; lift and stack bales of hay and sacks of grain and mineral onto a feed truck or wagon; spray livestock with insecticide. Employee must be willing to perform tasks capably and efficiently without close supervision, and live and work singly or in small groups of workers in isolated areas for extended periods of time. May be required to ride, handle and tend horses in a manner to assure the safety and health of the worker, co-workers, horses and livestock. The job will entail working with and around farm machinery such as tractors for haying and supplemental feeding purposes and ATVs for irrigating and the movement of livestock, periodically. Successful applicants will be expected to operate machinery and equipment in a safe and responsible manner, and further, will be expected to maintain equipment and machinery to a standard established by the employer. Employee will work outdoors in all types of weather and may experience occasional exposure to hazards such as poisonous snakes and extreme temperatures. 100 lb lifting and driving requirement is needed. 6 mos. experience required. The expected work schedule is eight hours per day Monday thru Saturday and may be required in a split shift due to the nature of job duties. Actual hours may vary due to weather, time of year and the requirements of crop production. Work may be offered more than the specified hours per day, but only required to work the hours specified. Work may be offered 7 days a week but only required 6 days a week. Work may be requested, not required, on Sabbath and/or Federal holidays. In view of the statutorily established basic function of the Employment Service (ES) as a no-fee labor exchange that is as a forum for bringing together employers and job seekers, neither the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) nor the State Workforce Agencies (SWA) are guarantors of the accuracy or truthfulness of information contained on job orders submitted by employers. Nor does any job order accepted or recruited upon by the ES constitute a contractual job offer to which the ETA or a SWA is

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