State of Montana Livestock Inspector (Seasonal Short Term Worker, Ramsay Market) in Ramsay, Montana
Duties: The successful candidate for this position should be flexible and willing to perform a variety of duties as needed. This position is responsible for inspecting livestock for brands, sex and breed for identification and ownership purposes at livestock sales, and ensuring brand inspection, proof of ownership, lien and mortgage identification, and animal health requirements are met. The position will also work in the brand office answering customer calls, assisting walk-in customers, entering data into computers, processing paperwork, and releasing livestock from the sale. Work Schedule: This is a seasonal position that works primarily September through April. This position will be expected work approximately 2-4 days per week, 15-30 hours per week, up to a max of 40 hours per week during the busiest shipping periods. Special Information: This position may have physical demands related to standing and walking for long periods of time (may work as much as 10 hours or more); the ability to handle livestock, move quickly, climb fences, etc. in order to avoid serious injury. Working conditions sometimes involve continued exposure to extreme weather conditions, dust, and unpleasant conditions encountered in stockyards, along with the inherent risk of injury associated with handling livestock in close proximity.
The candidate should have experience handling livestock, particularly cattle, and have at least basic skills operating a personal computer. Education/Experience: The knowledge, skills and abilities of this position are normally attained through a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and at least 6 months of job-related experience. Other combinations of experience and education will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
HOW TO APPLY: 1) complete the online application 2) Attach a separate cover letter that explains your interest in working for the MT Department of Livestock and explains your experience handling livestock and be specific. At the bottom of the cover letter please rate yourself as a beginner, intermediate or advanced in
a. cattle handling b. roping and clipping c. use of personal computers.
Job: *Agricultural/Livestock Sciences
Title: Livestock Inspector (Seasonal Short Term Worker, Ramsay Market)
Requisition ID: 20141956