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Sheepherder

IMPERIAL LAMB

Imperial, CA

$16.05 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12085952226
Email address to Apply:
applicants@westernrange.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
Must have 3 months experience with 800 - 1000 head flocks. One reference required. Unloading trucks of sheep that are shipped to the ranch from various western states. Attends sheep flock grazing on pasture: Herds flock and rounds up strays using trained dogs. Attend to sheep grazing on the range to include: Herding sheep in pastures while riding on horseback, riding ATVs, or walking on foot. Constructs and tear down fence to contain sheep within the various appropriate pastures. Haul Water to Sheep. Guards flock from predatory animals and from eating poisonous plants. Drenches sheep. May examine animals for signs of illness and administer vaccines, medications and insecticides according to instructions. Experienced employees hired for this type of position would need to have the knowledge of maintaining a herd on a range so the animals dont disperse in large open areas, be able to promote proper grazing of rangeland, and predator control on the range. May assist in irrigating pastures. May assist in repairing and maintaining equipment. Imperial Lamb 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 result 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).
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:
3
Number of Hours Per Week:
56
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
IMPERIAL LAMB
Location:
IMPERIAL, CA 92251
Telephone Number:
+17609609069

Worksite

Address:
1478 Weinert Road, Imperial, CA 92251

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21270-608749
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Employer shall provide housing and board in accordance with the rules and regulations of the federal government of the United States of America. Discretionary performance-based bonuses may be available Payroll advances may be available
Date Posted:
10/27/2021

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