IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING WAGES FOR TEMPORARY AGRICULTURAL JOBS

The Department of Labor recently announced new minimum wage rates, called Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs), that employers must offer and pay, at the time work is performed, to nonimmigrant H-2A workers and workers in corresponding employment beginning on the effective date of the new wage rates. To see the new hourly AEWRs for non-range occupations (effective December 29, 2021) and the national monthly AEWR for herding or production of livestock work on the range (effective January 1, 2022), please visit: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/foreign-labor/wages/adverse-effect-wage-rates

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General Ranch Hand

Steve and Susan Graveley

Helmville, MT

$14.55 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14067930006
Email address to Apply:
kgraveley@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
The General Farm Ranch Hand position will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of cattle and hay. Duties include the following: check physical characteristics of livestock, observe general condition of cattle and apply the appropriate care, examine animals to detect illness/injury/disease, rate of weight gain to determine delivery time, assist in delivery of calves, apply or administer medications/vaccines, mix feed/additives, feed/water livestock (when livestock are not grazing on native grasses and drinking from natural water sources during the warm growing season); place mineral blocks, drive equipment, follow grazing plan and herd livestock to various pastures accordingly, operate 4-wheeler and/or 2 wheel motor bike to move livestock; confine livestock in stalls, clean/disinfect livestock corrals/stalls/sheds, dock, castrate, brand, clip/tag and clamp livestock; and help prepare and assist with shipping calves. Worker will be required to operate farm equipment to plant and harvest hay, irrigate fields including install and remove irrigation pipe, lift/carry/move pipe, monitor flood irrigation and water supply, operate irrigation pivots, prioritize water use, maintain irrigation equipment and oversee operation of irrigation pumps, turn off irrigation systems and winterize all equipment and infrastructure; repair, replace and build barbed wire fence; use 4-wheeler and/or backpack to carry chemicals (Roundup & Banvel) to spray weeds; manually pick rocks, perform general cleanup of farm acreage, and drive/load/unload semi-trucks (on the ranch only). Worker must be willing to perform tasks capably and efficiently without close supervision, and live and work singly or in small groups of workers. The job entails working with farm animals and machinery, outdoors in all types of weather (extreme heat, wind, dust, rain, snow and below zero temperatures) and occasional exposure to herding hazards such as cattle stampedes and predators. Worker will be expected to keep vehicles and equipment and housing in clean condition. Worker must crouch, bend, lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds. A minimum of 3 months experience is required. Drivers License is required.
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
Special Requirements:
Some night shifts during calving will be needed. Longer days during irrigating and haying seasons. February: Working cows; maintain/prepare farm equipment March - mid-April: Calving (includes night shifts) Mid-April - end April: Branding May - end June: Ready irrigation equipment; flood irrigate; and operate wheel lines; repair fence July - August: Haying season; maintain equipment; repair fence September: Working cows; maintain farm equipment; build corrals; fencing October: Ship cows; build corrals; fencing November: Clean and winterize farm equipment and ranch facilities
Number of Hours Per Week:
54
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Steve and Susan Graveley
Location:
Helmville, MT 59843
Telephone Number:
+14067930006

Worksite

Address:
2101 Cutoff Road, Helmville, MT 59843

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21322-714756
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/26/2021

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