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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Range Goat/sheepherder

Louis J Schmidt

Monte Vista, CO

$1,727.75 per month

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13074722105
Email address to Apply:
bookkeeper@mpaswy.com

Job Description

Full Time:
No
Number of Workers Requested:
6
Job Duties:
Required to be available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week and spend the majority of workdays on the range. All job duties are closely and directly related to the production of goats and sheep. Perform any combination of the following tasks to attend to livestock on the range: administer emergency minor medical care to sick/injured pregnant ewes and nannies using roping methods to gently immobilize animal without causing undue stress; administer medication as needed; assist with docking; assist with hauling water when winter and drought conditions eliminate natural sources of water for sheep and goats; assist with irrigating forage; assist with sorting and cutting of culls; assist with supplemental feeding (when weather or quality of forage precludes use of range forage); assist with weed control on grazing areas (including noxious, invasive and poisonous plant species); attend animals in barns during kidding/lambing season; attend to pregnant livestock and newborn offspring (including night checks); bed down animals at appropriate night site; brand, tag, clip or otherwise mark young animals for identification purposes; build and/or maintain fence and facilities to ensure the safety and health of animals and forage; feed and water and ensure adequate provision of both; feed supplemental rations; feed supplemental rations to sheep and goats when available forage is not sufficient to increase the plane of nutrition; feed, water and tend to the dogs (both guard and working dogs) and horses; guard against predatory animals and from eating poisonous and/or noxious plants; herd to appropriate grazing area; make certain animals have access to fresh water; round up strays using dogs and/or fence; use proper animal husbandry skill to prevent hypothermia/abortion/death. Perform any combination of the following tasks to attend to livestock at the ranch: administer emergency minor medical care to sick/injured pregnant ewes and nannies using roping methods to gently immobilize animal without causing undue stress; administer medication as needed; assist in the maintenance of tools, equipment and handling facilities necessary to production; assist with docking; assist with irrigating forage; assist with sorting and cutting of culls; attend animals in barns during kidding/lambing season; attend to pregnant livestock and newborn offspring (including night checks); brand, tag, clip or otherwise mark young animals for identification purposes; build and/or maintain fence and facilities to ensure the safety and health of animals and forage; feed and water and ensure adequate provision of both; feed supplemental rations to sheep and goats when available forage is not sufficient to increase the plane of nutrition; feed, water and tend to the dogs (both guard and working dogs) and horses; guard against predatory animals and from eating poisonous and/or noxious plants; make certain animals have access to fresh water; move animals to appropriate pens; use proper animal husbandry skill to prevent hypothermia/abortion/death.
Job Classification:
45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
6
Special Requirements:
Required to: perform tasks capably and efficiently without close supervision. live and work singly or in small groups of workers in isolated areas for extended periods of time. to ride, handle and tend horses in a manner to assure the safety and health of the worker, co-workers, horses and livestock. to operate equipment and machinery required to perform job duties indicated in a safe and responsible manner. attend animals during all hours of the day as required for their safety and well-being. maintain and manage remote housing locations in a safe and responsible manner. work with and around farm machinery such as tractors for haying and supplemental feeding purposes and ATVs for irrigating and the movement of livestock. demonstrate commonsense and awareness of safe equine handling procedures, i.e. no running in barns, shouting, abusing animals, leaving gates/stall doors/feed rooms open or smoking in and around barns, sheds or hay storage
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
null null - null null

Employer Information

Company Name:
Louis J Schmidt
Location:
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Telephone Number:
+17198522236

Worksite

Address:
4778 E CR 9 South, Monte Vista, CO 81144

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21242-552844
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Plus Room and Board
Date Posted:
9/2/2021

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