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CONNELLY ANGUS INC General Ranch Hand in VALIER, Montana

Temporary full time position from 1/1/2024 to 10/30/2024. The General Farm Ranch Hand position will be required to perform any combination of the following tasks to attend to livestock and farming operation:monitor, care for and move livestock using 4-wheelers and side by sides to pastures for grazing; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; assist with calving; place mineral blocks; vaccinate livestock, herd into corral and/or stall and manually restraining animals; apply medications to cuts and bruises; spray livestock with insecticide; assist with castration of livestock; clip identifying notches or brands animals; manually clean stalls/corrals. Must be able to make minor equipment repairs, and perform routine maintenance and cleaning of farm implements, and operate tractors and farm implements required to plant, cultivate, and harvest hay and other crops; must manually hoist/stack hay bales; pick rocks, repair/replace fence in rough terrain. Must be able to find and maintain bearings to grazing areas. The job entails working around farm machinery, a variety of farm animals as well as exposure to predators and snakes. Irrigation required for hand lines, wheel lines, pivots and flood irrigating. Must be able to connect pipes, check alignments, attach lines to water supply, turn on pumps and valves, disassemble and carry pipe, start gas engines for wheels lines. Lift gates and shovel and pack dirt to direct water flow for flood irrigation, as well as connect pipe to underground pipe system. Mix and apply proper solutions to fill holes an d cracks in pipes, ditches and spillways. Lubricate, adjust and replace parts such as sprinkler heads and drive chains using hand tools. Disassemble and store equipment at the end of the season. The worker must be willing and able to occasionally work independently or in small groups of workers. Most duties are performed out of doors, and entail exposure to extreme heat, cold, dust, rain and other environmental conditions. Worker must be able to crouch, bend, lift and carry up to 100 pounds. Additional hours and split shifts needed during haying, calving season, and irrigation. Driving is required on ranch only but if they have a valid drivers license may drive off the ranch. 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.