BURNS RANCH General Ranch Hand in BIG TIMBER, Montana
Temporary full-time position from 1/2/2020 to 11/1/2020Job duties may require a split shift, such as 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 2:00 to 6:00 PM and/or evening shift due to crop and/or livestock demands. Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of hay, grass and cattle. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to livestock production.General Farm Work will include the following responsibilities: maintain, drive, attach and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment to harvest crops; make minor mechanical adjustments and repairs on farm machinery; remove rocks from field; paint farm structures; replace/repair fencing; perform general cleanup of farm areas; drive, load/unload trucks; operate motor bike or all-terrain vehicle or ride horse in the course of performing duties. Irrigation duties will include the following: Flood Irrigation: clean ditches; set plastic dams. Duties related to the production of Livestock will include the following: check physical characteristics, observe general condition of livestock and apply the appropriate care; examine animals to detect illness/injury/disease, rate of weight gain or to determine delivery time, assist in delivery; apply or administer medications/vaccines; feed/water livestock; drive equipment to haul/distribute feed/water; herd livestock; hoist/stack bales of hay onto wagon/truck. Instruction, training, and general supervision will be provided by the farm operator or a designated employee. However, the worker must perform required duties without close supervision and listen to, understand, and follow simple instructions of the employer or supervisor. All tools, supplies, and equipment required to perform the duties assigned will be provided at no charge to the worker. The worker will be required to return worn out supplies before new supplies will be provided. Most duties are performed out of doors and entail exposure to heat, cold, dust, rain, and other environmental conditions common infields, including mosquitoes during certain seasons. The worker must crouch, bend, and lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds in the course of performing required activities. 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 in any way a party.