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 Livestock Herder

Sealy Cattle Company

Fort McKavett, TX

$1,810.00 per month

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13256563452
Email address to Apply:
sealy@wcc.net

Job Description

Full Time:
No
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
RANGE SHEEP HERDER – Must have 1 year experience with 800 - 1000 head flocks. One reference required. Attends sheep and/or goat flock grazing on range or pasture: Herds flock and rounds up strays using trained dogs. Attend to sheep grazing on the range to include: Herding sheep on the range or in pastures while riding on horseback, riding ATVs, or walking on foot. Beds down flock near evening campsite. Guards flock from predatory animals and from eating poisonous plants. Drenches sheep and/or goats. May examine animals for signs of illness and administer vaccines, medications and insecticides according to instructions. Range herding is completed when vegetation is not in a dormant state. A range herder requires knowledge and maintenance of rangeland in order to avoid overgrazing of the range land and prevention of animals ingesting noxious weeds. The proper grazing action of these animals helps to reduce wildland fire fuel, increase soil fertility and improve vegetation. Experienced employees hired for this type of position would need to have the knowledge of maintaining a herd on a range so the animals don’t disperse in large open areas, be able to promote proper grazing of rangeland, and predator control on the range. RANGE LIVESTOCK WORKER - Must have 1 year experience with 200 head of livestock on the range. One reference required. Attends livestock grazing on range or pasture: Herds and rounds up strays using trained dogs. Beds down livestock near evening campsite and moves portable fence to avoid animals over grazing. Guard livestock from predatory animals and from eating poisonous plants. Drenches livestock. May examine animals for signs of illness and administer vaccines, medications and insecticides according to instructions. May assist in birthing and health protocols for newborn animals. May need to work around and with tractors to assist in providing supplemental feed. Providing water to animals, including minor maintenance of water troughs and water lines. May perform duties including but not limited to herding, trailing, branding, castrating, sorting, and loading on to trucks for transport to a new range or market. May perform general repairs on fence and livestock facilities, perform minor mechanical duties, welding, and general ranch maintenance closely and directly related to herding and/or the production of livestock. The work activities involve the herding or production of livestock (which includes work that is closely and directly related to herding and/or the production of livestock). The worker must be able to saddle and ride a horse or mule in a safe and effective manner such as to avoid injury to self, coworkers, bystanders, or the animal itself. The worker may be required to shoe horses for his use. The worker must also be able to use a 4-wheeler in a safe and effective manner. Workers must be able to work alone for extended periods of time and complete tasks as instructed by the employer in a safe and timely manner without direct supervision.
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:
12
Special Requirements:
Worker has to have prior experience herding sheep, goats and cattle on open range conditions and have more than 1 year experience in the care and feeding of livestock. Workers are on call for up to 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and the workers spend the majority (meaning more than 50 percent) of the workdays during the contract period in the herding or production of livestock on the range. Duties may include activities performed off the range only if such duties constitute the production of livestock (which includes work that is closely and directly related to herding and/or the production of livestock). Applicants must possess 1 year of experience in similar occupations involving the herding or production of livestock on the range.
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
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Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Sealy Cattle Company
Company Name:
Sealy Cattle Company
Location:
Fort McKavett, TX 76841
Telephone Number:
+13256563452

Worksite

Address:
12318 Treadwell Lane, Fort McKavett, TX 76841

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22201-365947
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/28/2022

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