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:

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Range Livestock Worker



$1,807.23 per month


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Attends livestock grazing on range or pasture: Herds and rounds up strays using trained dogs. Beds down livestock near evening campsite, if required, and moves portable fence to avoid animals over grazing. Guards livestock from predatory animals, and from eating poisonous plants. May examine animals for illness and administer drenches, vaccines, medications and insecticides according to instructions. May need to work around, and with, tractors to assist in providing supplemental feed. May assist with irrigating forage for livestock, and weed control. May assist in providing water to animals, including minor maintenance of water troughs and lines. May perform duties including but not limited to wrangling, docking, branding, herding, trailing, sorting and loading on to trucks for transport to a new range or market. May perform general repairs on fence and livestock facilities, and general ranch maintenance closely and directly related to herding and/or the production of livestock. Some work/tasks may occur off the range, but more than 50% of work will be performed on the range. Must have 3 months experience with at least 200 head of livestock on the range. One reference required. The worker must be able to saddle and ride a horse in a safe, effective manner such as to avoid injury to self, coworkers, bystanders, or the animal. The worker may be required to shoe horses. The worker must also be able to use a 4-wheeler in a safe manner. Workers must be able to work alone for extended periods of time, complete tasks as instructed by the employer in a safe and timely manner without direct supervision. Employees that are found abusing, neglecting or abandoning livestock entrusted to their care, including horses and stock dogs, 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 which 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 within a reasonable amount of time. The employee may be held accountable for damage to the housing unit that is the result of negligence (normal wear and tear excepted). ***Hours worked footnote: On call for up to 24 hours 7 days a week***
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45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

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3745 NORTH 600 EAST, BUHL, ID 83316

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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
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