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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Sheep Herder

Simms Sheep Co. LLc

Evanston, WY

$1,807.25 per month

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13076791502
Email address to Apply:
sims_ranch@yahoo.com

Job Description

Full Time:
No
Number of Workers Requested:
20
Job Duties:
ATTENDS SHEEP FLOCK GRAZING ON RANGE OR PASTURE, MOVES SHEEP TO AND ABOUT AREA ASSIGNED FOR GRAZING,PREVENTS ANIMALS FROM WANDERING AND BECOMING LOST, USING TRAINED DOGS TO ROUND UP STRAYS AND ASSIST IN MOVING FLOCK TO OTHER LOCATIONS. BEDS DOWN SHEEP NEAR CAMPSITE OR IN A PEN EACH NIGHT. GUARDS FLOCK AGAINST PREDATORY ANIMALS AND PREVENTS THEM FROM EATING POISONOUS PLANTS. THE SIZE OF RANGE FLOKS GENRALLY RANGES FROM 800-1000 SHEEP. MAY ASSIST IN LAMBING, DOCKING, CASTRATING, DEHORNING, SHEARING, VACCINATION,DRENCHING, AND MEDICATING ANIMALS. MAY ATTEND SHEEP AND LAMBS IN BARNS DURING LAMBING SEASON. MAY BRAND, TAG, CLIP OR OTHERWISE MARK SHEEP FOR IDENTIFICATION PURPOSES. MAY SORT AND CUT CULLS. MAY FEED ANIMALS SUPPLEMENTARY RATIONS. SIMS SHEEP CO LLC WILL PROVIDE AT NO COST TO THE WORKER AN EFFECTIVE MEANS OF COMMUNICATION WITH PERSONS CAPABLE OF RESPONDING TO THER WORKER'S NEEDS IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO SATELLITE PHONES, CELL PHONES, WIRELESS DEVICES, RADIO TRANSMITTERS, OR OTHER TYPES OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS. IF THERE ARE PERIODS OF TIME WHEN THE WORKERS ARE STATIONED IN LOCATIONS WHERE ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS DEVICES MAY NOT OPERATE EFFECTIVELY, SIMS SHEEP CO LLC WILL MAKE ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE WORKERS TO BE LOCATED, ON REGULAR INTERVALS TO MONITOR THE WORKER'S WELL-BEING. EITHER IN-PERSON OR BY DESIGNATED PERSONS SENT BY SIMS SHEEP CO LLC TO RESUPPLY THE WORKERS' CAMP. ALL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT NECESSARY TO PERFORM THE REQUIRED WORK, INCLUDING EMERGENCY CONTACT EQUIPMENT, WILL BE SUPPLIED BY SIMS SHEEP CO LLC AT NO COST TO THE WORKER.
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:
Must be able to ride and handle horses in a manner to assure the safety of the worker, co-workers, and livestock. Must be willing and able to perform tasks capably and efficiently without close supervision. Absences from work and/or failure to perform required tasks will not be tolerated. Must be willing and able to live and work singly or in small groups of workers in isolated areas, for extended periods of time. Job entails working with and around farm machinery, working outdoors in all types of weather, rain and extreme heat or cold. Job entails occasional exposure to herding hazards such as poisonous snakes and predators. The employer will provide, at no cost to the worker, Workers Compensation coverage or private insurance which is equal to Workers Compensation laws for comparable employment. All tools and equipment necessary to perform the required work will be supplied by the employer at no cost to the worker.
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
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Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Simms Sheep Co. LLc
Company Name:
Simms Sheep Co. LLC
Location:
Evanston, WY 82930
Telephone Number:
+13076791502

Worksite

Address:
521 Almy Rd 107, Evanston, WY 82930

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22263-482084
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
10/6/2022

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