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Livestock Worker

Pacific Livestock Inc.

Vacaville, CA

$17.51 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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Job Duties:
Perform any combination of the following tasks attending to livestock: administer medication as needed; 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 in the shearing of sheep by herding sheep into corrals and through the shearing plant; assist with castration of livestock; assist with docking; assist with hauling water when winter and drought conditions eliminate natural sources of water for livestock; assist with hoof trimming to reduce the occurrence of discomfort and disease; assist with loading trucks with lambs and/or ewes for transportation; assist with sorting and cutting of culls; assist with tagging sheep when the shearing crew needs it; attend sheep and lambs in barns during lambing season(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; care for newly born offspring; care for young offspring by drying them off, mixing and feeding supplemental milk, treating umbilical cords, vaccinating, splinting, and cleaning feeding equipment and the lamb barn; ensure newly born lambs stand and nurse ; ensure newly born offspring stand and nurse; evaluate and adjust feed rations for livestock according to body condition and season of production; feed and water and ensure adequate provision of both; feed supplemental rations to sheep when available forage is not sufficient to increase the plane of nutrition; feed, water and tend to the dogs (both guard and working dogs) and horses; identify ewes that are preparing to give birth; lift and stack bales of hay and sacks of grain and mineral onto a feed truck or wagon; set up, tear down and move temporary electric fence used to contain livestock in a specific area; use proper animal husbandry skills to prevent heat stress/hypothermia/abortion/death.
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:
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Special Requirements:
Required to: to operate equipment and machinery required to perform job duties indicated in a safe and responsible manner, perform tasks capably and efficiently without close supervision, work outdoors in all types of weather and may experience occasional exposure to hazards such as poisonous snakes, biting insects and extreme temperature, to maintain equipment and machinery to a standard established by the employer, work with and around farm machinery such as tractors, UTVs and ATVs for supplemental feeding purposes and movement of livestock, work with and around farm machinery such as tractors for haying and supplemental feeding purposes and ATVs for irrigating and the movement of livestock, handle animals using low stress handling methods.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Pacific Livestock Inc.
Davis, CA 95616
Telephone Number:


5518 Hay Road, Vacaville, CA 95687

Job Order Details

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Plus Room
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