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 and Kidding Season

Indacochea Sheep Ranch

Lakeview, CA

$2,488.97 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 goats and/or sheep. Perform any combination of the following tasks to attend to livestock on the range: administer medication as needed; assist with hauling water when winter and drought conditions eliminate natural sources of water for sheep; 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); attend to kidding goats (including night checks); attend to lambing ewes (including night checks); attend to pregnant livestock and newborn offspring in hot fall months and cold winter months; bed down animals at appropriate night site; brand, tag, clip or otherwise mark young animals for identification purposes; break ice over frozen water sources; 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 offspring stand and nurse; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; 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; identify and locate the more nutrient dense cool season grasses within grazing areas; identify livestock that are preparing to give birth; intensely monitor and treat both mother and young offspring vulnerable to hot or cold temperatures and sickness; keep accurate record of new offspring born; load bales of hay and/or sacks of grain onto truck or trailer used for feeding; monitor animals for weight gain, thrift and health problems; 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. Perform any combination of the following tasks to attend to livestock at the ranch: administer medication as needed; assist with the vaccination of livestock by herding into corrals and/or stalls or manually restraining animals ; attend to kidding goats (including night checks); attend to lambing ewes (including night checks); attend to pregnant livestock and newborn offspring in hot fall months and cold winter months; brand, tag, clip or otherwise mark young animals for identification purposes; break ice over frozen water sources; 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 offspring stand and nurse; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; 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 livestock that are preparing to give birth; intensely monitor and treat both mother and young offspring vulnerable to hot or cold temperatures and sickness; keep accurate record of new offspring born; load bales of hay and/or sacks of grain onto truck or trailer used for feeding; monitor animals for weight gain, thrift and health problems; 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.
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 operate equipment and machinery required to perform job duties indicated in a safe and responsible manner, 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 outdoors in all types of weather and may experience occasional exposure to hazards such as poisonous snakes, biting insects and extreme temperature, work with and around farm machinery such as tractors, UTVs and ATVs for supplemental feeding purposes and movement of livestock, handle animals using low stress handling methods.
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
null null - null null

Employer Information

Company Name:
Indacochea Sheep Ranch
Location:
Lakeview, CA 92567
Telephone Number:
+19513265452

Worksite

Address:
30626 Reservoir Street, Lakeview, CA 92567

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22187-334930
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Plus Room and Board
Date Posted:
7/14/2022

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