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Livestock Worker Mountain Range

McKenzie Cattle Company, LLC

Mack, CO

$2,231.50 per month


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Must be able to ride a horse on mountain terrain. Must repair fences on the range to keep the animals contained and assure their safety. Must have 6 months experience and provide (1) reference from previous employer with knowledge of applicants skills. Must be able to lift 75 pounds. Performs any combination of the following tasks to attend to livestock on a ranch or range. Doctor cow and calves as needed. Assist in difficult birthing situations, doctor new fall calves on the mountain, water cattle in the mountains, distribute salt blocks in the mountains, push cows in mountain country grazing areas to assure sufficient food and to practice good range management. Applies medications to cuts and bruises. Pull bulls off of cows. Move all cows off permits at appropriate time (October), gather all cows from summer country 25 miles to ranch headquarters on horseback. Brand all fall calves, vaccinate fall calves, castrate fall bull calves, pour all cows with dewormer, wean all spring calves, preg check all spring cows. Workers must be willing and able to perform all duties per the employers requirements during the contract period. Workers will on call 24/7. Workers will be on call 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Majority of total workdays (51%) will be on the range beginning with the first workday after the arrival of the worker at the place of employment or the advertised contractual first date of need, whichever is later, and ending on the expiration date specified in the work contract or departure of worker from USA. Workers will be expected to work in conditions normally associated with Colorado climatic conditions. ***All tools supplied at no cost to the worker for their use in completing the work. Any additional tools are provided as needed.
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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. 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. Six months prior experience as a general ranch worker and one satisfactory reference is required. The name and address or telephone number of the employer reference that can verify the workers experience
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Employer Information

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McKenzie Cattle Company, LLC
Mack, CO 81525
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568 S Road, Mack, CO 81525

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