Skip to main contentSkip to select language
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Range Lamber

KAOS SHEEP OUTFIT

CLEARLAKE OAKS, CA

$2,488.97 per month

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

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

Job Description

Full Time:
No
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Workers must have at least 3 months of experience birthing livestock with herds of 200 head or larger on the open range or pasture. One reference required. May assist in lambing/kidding, docking, and shearing. The following seasonal duties will need to be performed. Herder will need to move pregnant ewes/does to lambing/kidding grounds. Be able to identify signs of ewes/does going into labor and identify potential problems during the labor process. Know how and when to assist during difficult births. Be able to properly constrain ewes/does for difficult births and able to graft orphan lambs/kids to mothers. Ability to identify herd health issues including but not limited to malnutrition of ewes/does and lambs/kids, prolapse and mastitis. Provide water to animals, including minor maintenance of water troughs and water lines. May need to haul water in truck to supplement animal water needs. May need to provide supplement feed for the ewes/does and lambs/kids if the range has insufficient forage. Disperse livestock on the range to reduce overcrowding and increase the success of mother and lamb/kid bonding. Protect vulnerable livestock (lambs/kids & ewes/does in labor) from predators. Move Ewes/does and lambs/kids and assist in branding, castrating, vaccinating, tagging, and worming. Ability to safely catch lambs/kids with a hook. Move ewe/does and lambs/kids to summer range grounds. Some work/tasks may occur off the range, but more than 50% of work will be performed on the range. Western Range Association and its member ranches facilitate 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). ***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:
3
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
null null - null null

Employer Information

Company Name:
KAOS SHEEP OUTFIT
Location:
CLEARLAKE OAKS, CA 95423
Telephone Number:
+15415549170

Worksite

Address:
620 SULPHUR BANK DRIVE, CLEARLAKE OAKS, CA 95423

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21316-703108
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:
11/24/2021

Share