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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Range Herder - Lambing Season

Mark Lyman Sheep Ranch

Tensleep, WY

$1,807.23 per month

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13074722105
Email address to Apply:
info@mpaswy.com

Job Description

Full Time:
No
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Required to be available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week and spend the majority of workdays on the range. All job duties are closely and directly related to the production of sheep through the lambing season. Perform any combination of the following tasks to attend to sheep on the range: administer medication as needed; assist in the shearing of sheep by herding sheep into corrals and through the shearing plant; assist with docking; assist with gathering and sorting lambs for shipping; assist with loading trucks with lambs and/or ewes for transportation; assist with supplemental feeding (when weather or quality of forage precludes use of range forage); assist with tagging sheep when the shearing crew needs it; attend to lambing ewes (including night checks); attend to pregnant ewes in cold winter temperatures; brand, tag, clip or otherwise mark young animals for identification purposes; build and/or maintain fence and facilities to ensure the safety and health of animals and forage; care for newly born offspring; ensure newly born lambs stand and nurse ; feed and water and ensure adequate provision of both; feed, water and tend to the dogs (both guard and working dogs) and horses; guard against predatory animals and from eating poisonous and/or noxious plants; identify ewes that are preparing to give birth; intensely monitor and treat both mother and young vulnerable to the colder temperatures and sickness; load bales of hay and/or sacks of grain onto truck or trailer used for feeding; make certain animals have access to fresh water; monitor for birthing problems and take correct actions when problems are identified; monitor pregnant ewes for abortion/malnutrition/pregnancy toxemia and other pregnancy related conditions; report conditions of grazing areas to employer; set up and take down temporary lambing pens; use proper animal husbandry skill to prevent hypothermia/abortion/death Perform any combination of the following tasks to attend to sheep at the ranch: administer medication as needed; assist in the maintenance of tools, equipment and handling facilities necessary to production; assist in the shearing of sheep by herding sheep into corrals and through the shearing plant; assist with castration of livestock; assist with docking; assist with loading trucks with lambs and/or ewes for transportation; assist with tagging sheep when the shearing crew needs it; attend to lambing ewes (including night checks); attend to pregnant ewes in cold winter temperatures; brand, tag, clip or otherwise mark young animals for identification purposes; build and/or maintain fence and facilities to ensure the safety and health of animals and forage; care for newly born offspring; ensure newly born lambs stand and nurse ; feed and water and ensure adequate provision of both; feed, water and tend to the dogs (both guard and working dogs) and horses; guard against predatory animals and from eating poisonous and/or noxious plants; identify ewes that are preparing to give birth; intensely monitor and treat both mother and young vulnerable to the colder temperatures and sickness; load bales of hay and/or sacks of grain onto truck or trailer used for feeding; make certain animals have access to fresh water; monitor for birthing problems and take correct actions when problems are identified; monitor pregnant ewes for abortion/malnutrition/pregnancy toxemia and other pregnancy related conditions; set up and take down temporary lambing pens; use proper animal husbandry skill to prevent hypothermia/abortion/death
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:
6
Special Requirements:
Required to: perform tasks capably and efficiently without close supervision, spend the majority of work days on the range, live and work singly or in small groups of workers in isolated areas for extended periods of time, to ride, handle and tend horses in a manner to assure the safety and health of the worker, co-workers, horses, dogs and livestock, to operate equipment and machinery required to perform job duties indicated in a safe and responsible manner, to maintain equipment and machinery to a standard established by the employer, work outdoors in all types of weather and may experience occasional exposure to hazards such as poisonous snakes, biting insects and extreme temperature, attend animals during all hours of the day as required for their safety and well-being, maintain and manage remote housing locations in a safe and responsible manner, work with and around farm machinery such as tractors, UTVs and ATVs for supplemental feeding purposes and movement of livestock.
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
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Employer Information

Company Name:
Mark Lyman Sheep Ranch
Location:
Tensleep, WY 82442
Telephone Number:
+13073882240

Worksite

Address:
411 Rd 47, Tensleep, WY 82442

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21333-729996
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Plus Room and Board
Date Posted:
12/3/2021

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