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General Ranch Worker

Slash EV Ranch

Rifle, CO

$14.82 per hour


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Workers may or may not ride a horse. Must have 6 months experience and provide (1) reference from previous employer with knowledge of applicants skills. Must be able to lift 75 pounds. Returning workers may be offered longevity pay and/or production bonus – signed contract may be required. Performs any combination of the following tasks on the ranch. Attend to livestock—feeds and waters livestock on range or at ranch headquarters—calving, maintaining cattle herd health and put up& lay down fences on national forest. Cleans corrals. Wean calves, vaccinations and pregnancy check cows. Herd’s livestock to pasture for grazing. Examines animals to detect diseases and injuries. Assist with castration of livestock, and identification marking. Maintain all fences, corrals, cabins, buildings, range improvements, and livestock equipment used for proper cattle management. Cleans livestock stalls and sheds, using disinfectant solutions, brushes and shovels. Must have knowledge of building and repair of fence, irrigation knowledge and management, planting, cultivating and harvesting hay for livestock. Maintain ranch buildings. Maintain equipment in a working condition and observe safe practices. Assist with the shipping of cows and calves. Longer hours (night shifts during calving) and more days (up to 7 days per week) may be required when feeding cows supplemental rations, calving season, irrigation and haying season. Workers must be willing and able to perform all duties according to the employer’s requirements during the contract period. Workers will be expected to work in conditions normally associated with Colorado climatic conditions, which may include, at times, dusty conditions, wind, etc. Temperatures in early spring and late fall are cool; winters very cold (-30 degrees F.) temperatures during working hours in the summer can reach a high of 100 degrees F.
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.

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The employer will provide workers compensation coverage for injury and disease arising out of and in the course of the workers employment and no cost to the worker and will be in effect not later than the beginning date of this job order and continue, at a minimum, through the contract The employer will provide at no cost to worker, a cell phone as an effective means of communicating with persons capable of responding to the workers need in case of an emergency. This devise may be used for emergency or business use only. This may be substituted for other means if the conditions warrant. Worker will be directed and controlled by the ranch operator and/or designated foreman. However, workers are often required to work alone for long periods without supervision and to perform the required work reliably and properly. Three months prior experience as a winter farmworker/laborer, with one satisfactory reference required. The name and address or telephone number of the
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8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Slash EV Ranch
Surprise, AZ 85374
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22593 County Road 5, Rifle, CO 81650

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