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 Sheepherder

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. Perform any combination of the following tasks to attend sheep on the range: administer emergency minor medical care to sick/injured pregnant ewes using roping methods to gently immobilize animal without causing undue stress; apply herbicides to noxious, invasive and poisonous plant species on grazing areas; assist with gathering and sorting lambs for shipping; assist with irrigating forage; assist with loading trucks with lambs and/or ewes for transportation; assist with sorting and cutting of culls; assist with supplemental feeding (when weather or quality of forage precludes use of range forage); assist with weed control on grazing areas (including noxious, invasive and poisonous plant species); bed down flock at appropriate night site; build and/or maintain fence and facilities to ensure the safety and health of animals and forage; detect direction from which the wind or prevailing storms are coming to keep ewes gathered and safe; feed and water and ensure adequate provision of both; feed supplemental rations; 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; help with maintenance of meadow lands and repair fences; herd mature ewes and young offspring between grazing areas in a manner to assure body condition is maintained in mature ewes and growth of offspring; identify and administer appropriate medication for various health issues such as internal parasites, respiratory issues, injuries, etc.; 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 animals for weight gain, thrift and health problems; monitor available grasses and adjust herding methods to ensure an increasing plane of nutrition to facilitate estrus cycling in ewes ; monitor forage on grazing areas to identify dangerous plants and assess available feed; observe ram interaction with ewes and report problems to employer; report to rancher dehydration & other indicators of deterioration in body condition/behavioral changes indicating malnutrition; report to rancher on water/forage/weather conditions; round up strays using dogs and/or fence; spray livestock with insecticide. Perform any combination of the following tasks to attend sheep on the ranch: administer emergency minor medical care to sick/injured pregnant ewes using roping methods to gently immobilize animal without causing undue stress; apply herbicides to noxious, invasive and poisonous plant species on grazing areas; assist in the maintenance of tools, equipment and handling facilities necessary to production; assist with castration of livestock; assist with irrigating forage; assist with loading trucks with lambs and/or ewes for transportation; assist with sorting and cutting of culls; assist with the vaccination of livestock by herding into corrals and/or stalls or manually restraining animals ; bed down flock at appropriate night site; build and/or maintain fence and facilities to ensure the safety and health of animals and forage; 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 and administer appropriate medication for various health issues such as internal parasites, respiratory issues, injuries, etc.; 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 animals for weight gai
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, 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, demonstrate commonsense and awareness of safe equine handling procedures, i.e. no running in barns, shouting, abusing animals, leaving gates/stall doors/feed rooms open or smoking in and around barns, sheds or hay storage, handle animals using low stress handling methods.
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-300-22137-181546
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Plus Room and Board
Date Posted:
5/20/2022

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