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Cold Weather Open Range Herder

Jensen Livestock LLC

TREMONTON, UT

$1,727.75 per month

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14352577972
Email address to Apply:
sheepman@frontier.com

Job Description

Full Time:
No
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
The worker will tend to day to day needs of sheep and/or cattle grazing on open range or pastures in cold weather conditions. Conditions can be wet. Snow, ice and wind are common. Temperatures can range from +50 to -10 degrees fahrenheit. Workers will keep the animals together and in the assigned area for grazing. Workers will observe the animals for signs of illness and administer vaccines, medications and insecticides according to instructions. The worker will assist in providing supplemental feed and water to the livestock. This will include breaking ice to allow access to open water. When water must be transported by truck to the livestock, the workers will assist in preventing the equipment from damage due to freezing temperatures. Some minor maintenance of fences may be necessary. The work activities involve the herding or production of livestock (which includes work that is closely and directly related to herding and/or the production of livestock). Must have 5 months experience with 800 - 1000 head flocks of sheep and/or 200 head of cattle. One reference required. Some work/tasks may occur off the range, but more than 50% of work will be performed on the range. Worker must be a qualified range herder. The worker must be able to saddle and ride a horse or mule in a safe and effective manner such as to avoid injury to self, coworkers, bystanders, or the animal itself. The worker may be required to shoe horses for their use. Workers must be able to work alone for extended periods of time and complete tasks as instructed by the employer in a safe and timely manner without direct supervision. Jensen Livestock LLC facilitates practices of good animal husbandry. Employees that are found abusing, neglecting or abandoning livestock entrusted to their care may be terminated for cause. If the negligent/abusive actions of an employee results in the loss/death of livestock/animals, or cause harm to another person. The employee may be held accountable for these actions. The worker will live in the employer provided range housing. Said housing will be clean and in good repair at the time it is provided to the employee. The employee is responsible to maintain the housing unit in a reasonable level of cleanliness in order to avoid flies, mice or other vermin. The employee is responsible to alert the employer of damage to the housing unit within a reasonable amount of time. The employee may be held accountable for damage to the housing unit that is the result of negligence on the part of the employee (normal wear and tear excepted). ***Hours worked footnote: On call for up to 24 hours 7 days a week***
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:
5
Special Requirements:
Worker must be a qualified range herder. The worker must be able to saddle and ride a horse or mule in a safe and effective manner such as to avoid injury to self, coworkers, bystanders, or the animal itself. The worker may be required to shoe horses for his use. Workers must be able to work alone for extended periods of time and complete tasks as instructed by the employer in a safe and timely manner without direct supervision. Jensen Livestock LLC facilitates practices of good animal husbandry. Employees that are found abusing, neglecting or abandoning livestock entrusted to their care may be terminated for cause. If the negligent/abusive actions of an employee results in the loss/death of livestock/animals, or cause harm to another person. The employee may be held accountable for these actions.
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
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Employer Information

Company Name:
Jensen Livestock LLC
Location:
Tremonton, UT 84337
Telephone Number:
+14354528665

Worksite

Address:
Ranch Headquarters: 7015 North 6800 West, TREMONTON, UT 84337

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21263-592801
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
9/27/2021

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