BRIAN MCNANEY General Ranch Hand in HYSHAM, Montana
Temporary full-time position from 1/25/2021 to 11/23/2021The General Ranch Hand will primarily be required to operate equipment for planting/seeding, fertilizing and harvesting of small grains. Worker will be required to operate farm equipment such as a tractors, combines, swather, rollers, fertilizer spreader, sprayers, grain trucks, augers and semi-trucks (onsite only). Worker will be required to load and unload grain trucks/carts, operate grain storage bags with machine, must be mechanically inclined in order to perform light maintenance and repairs on equipment, tractors and trucks; pay close attention to the details and keep accurate records. Must also be willing to assist in other areas of the farm as needed; such as picking rocks, running parts, tearing down and/or repairing fencing; grounds maintenance and facility cleaning and maintenance. Must be able to lift and carry up to 100 lbs, and must be willing to work 12+ hour days during harvest. The job entails working with farm machinery, outdoors in all types of weather (extreme heat, wind, dust, rain) and occasional exposure to poisonous snakes and predators. Extensive walking, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting and long hours sitting and operating farm equipment is required. A minimum of 3 months of experience with the harvesting of crops,equipment maintenance, and all other tasks shown above is required for this position. Driving is a requirement with willingness to obtain a drivers license. The position will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of commercial cow calf operation. 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 to determine delivery time, night calving and assisting in delivery of calves;, apply or administer medications/vaccines, mix feed/additives and feed/water livestock when the cattle are not out to pasture; place mineral blocks; drive equipment to haul/distribute feed/water; load/unload trucks and semi-trucks; herd livestock; confine livestock in stalls; clean/disinfect livestock corrals/stalls/sheds; dock, castrate, brand, clip/tag and clamp livestock; occasionally ride and perform duties on horseback. Work week is 50 hours/week average with an increase during calving and haying. There will be night time calving for roughly a month and some early morning/late night baling. Employer provided items (at no cost to the worker): All tools and equipment necessary to perform the duties assigned as well as transportation between worker(s) on-site housing and the work site. A cell phone or two-way radio will be provided for emergency and ranch communications at no cost to the worker (excluding long distance charges).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.