BRETT C DELP General Ranch Hand in VIDA, Montana
Temporary full time from 11/1/2023 to 5/15/2024. SEASON OF NEED: We have a need for seasonal workers starting on November 1 through May 15. Cattle are brought in from summer pasture the end of October. Winter Feeding begins Nov 1st and goes thru May 15th. During this period the General Farm worker will be assisting with the processing of livestock. Cows are pregnancy tested and vaccinated in November. In February, we vaccinate our heifer calves. Calving starts on February 20 and runs through the first part of May. By the middle of May, cattle are moved to summer pastures. While on summer pastures the are feeding on range grass and drinking from automatic water troughs and natural water sources. Labor is not needed the months of June, July, August, September and October. The General Farm/Ranch position will be feeding cows, heifers, bulls, calves, and yearlings with a tractor/feed wagon and a tractor/hay processor. They will also put out salt/mineral as needed. The Livestock Worker will be required to operate equipment to feed 950 head of cattle daily. Duties related to 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, assist in delivery and night calving, apply or administer medications/vaccines, mix feed/additives and feed/water livestock ONLY during months when livestock is not on the Range; place mineral blocks; drive equipment to haul/distribute feed/water; herd livestock; confine livestock in stalls; clean/disinfect livestock corrals/stalls/sheds; dock, castrate, brand, clip/tag and clamp livestock; maintain records on animals; and hoist/stack bales of hay onto and off of wagon/truck. Most duties are performed out of doors, and entail exposure to extreme heat, cold, dust, rain and other environmental conditions common in fields. Worker must crouch, bend, lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds. 3 months of experience 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.