EGGEN LAND & CATTLE COMPANY LLC General Ranch Hand in PLENTYWOOD, Montana
Temporary full-time position from 3/15/2021 to 11/30/2021Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of cattle. Duties 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 offspring delivery time and assist in delivery; apply or administer medications, vaccines and/or insecticides; mix feed/additives and feed/water livestock; place mineral blocks; herd livestock to appropriate grazing areas; clean corrals/stalls/sheds; dock, castrate, brand, clip/tag and clamp livestock; make minor mechanical adjustments and repairs on farm machinery; replace/repair fencing; perform general cleanup of farm areas; operate motor bike/ all-terrain vehicle/ pickup in the course of performing duties; assist in the maintenance of tools, equipment and livestock handling facilities necessary to livestock production; ride and handle horses in a manner assuring the safety of the worker, coworkers and livestock. Applicants must have 3 months experience with livestock work. Applicants hired must be able to obtain a valid drivers license as driving on public roads may be required.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.