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GORDON CATTLE RANCH General Ranch Hand in CHINOOK, Montana

Temporary full time position from 2/15/2024 to 11/15/2024. The General Farm Ranch Hand position will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of cattle and hay. Duties will include the following: Worker will be required to operate farm equipment including tractors, baler and swather for planting and harvesting hay; some irrigation will be required including operating and maintaining pivots; worker must be able to hoist/stack bales of hay onto wagon/truck. Workers will spend a lot of time repairing and replacing barbed wire fence, picking rocks, and performing general cleanup of farm acreage. Workers will be required to load/unload semi-trucks. Workers will spend less time working with livestock but will be required to occasionally check physical characteristics, observe general condition of livestock and apply the appropriate care, examine animals to detect illness/injury/disease, may apply or administer medications/vaccines, mix feed/additives and feed/water livestock when not on range; place mineral blocks, drive equipment, herd livestock to various pastures, drive 4-wheeler to move cows; confine livestock in stalls, clean/disinfect livestock corrals/stalls/sheds, dock, castrate, brand, clip/tag and clamp livestock. Worker must be willing to perform tasks capably and efficiently without close supervision. The job entails working with farm animals and machinery, outdoors in all types of weather (extreme heat and cold including snowy, rainy, windy, dusty conditions) and occasional exposure to herding hazards such as cattle stampedes, kicking/bucking horses, poisonous snakes and predators. Worker must crouch, bend, lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds. Driving is required and a Drivers' License is required. 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.