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Livestock Worker/ranch Hand

NL Cattle

Olathe, CO

$15.58 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
Number of Workers Requested:
Job Duties:
Duties may include: Assist with general calving operations such as examining calves to detect illness, injury, or disease, and to check physical characteristics, such as rate of weight gain. Provide medical treatment, such as administering medications and vaccinations, or arrange for veterinarians to provide more extensive treatment. Help with vaccinations, branding of calves, and weaning of calves from cows to start their grain-based diet. Worker will be responsible for hauling manure to appropriate piles or fields, help with sorting cattle, loading/unloading cattle from trailers, prepare feed and mix in additives, check feed equipment, clean/maintain feed equipment, inspect water sources/equipment, clean/maintain/repair water system, inspect livestock for illness and injuries, separate sick livestock from the herd, move sick/injured livestock to treatment area, administer medications/injury care or arrange for veterinarians to provide more extensive treatment, administer vaccinations for new cattle, confine livestock to stalls, groom livestock, castrate livestock, weigh livestock, spray livestock with insecticide, inspect pens/stables, clean/disinfect pens/stables, remove old bedding, prepare new bedding, maintain livestock equipment, transport cattle to pastures, construct fencing for livestock, maintain windbreaks/fencing, prepare livestock for market, prepare documentation to sell livestock. Help with daily farming duties such as helping with irrigation, repairing gaskets and piping for irrigation, removing piping from fields before harvesting of hay and corn silage, spray weeds in fields, harvest, and stack hay, winterize farm and farm equipment, & other related Livestock Worker/Ranch Hand activities as per SOC/OES 45-2093 ( Possible weekend/holiday work.
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:
Months of Experience Required:
Special Requirements:
Must be 18 years of age. Worker has 3 days from date of hire to show proof of legal authorization to work in the United States. Drug/alcohol/tobacco free work zone. Static strength; exert max muscle force to lift, push, pull, unload, carry objects up to 75lbs (possible 2-person); may climb, walk, stand, reach, balance, sit, stoop, bend, squat, wash, clean: equip, grounds, area. All applicants must be able, willing, qualified to perform work described and must be available for the entire period specified. Based on Employer's discretion/cost: Worker may have random drug/alcohol testing during employment: positive test/refusal to abide = dismissal. Variable weather conditions may apply. Worker must be able to obtain a valid Driver's License in the State of Colorado within 2 weeks of reporting to work.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
NL Cattle
Olathe, CO 81425
Telephone Number:


is 5622 5630 Lane, Olathe, CO 81425

Job Order Details

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Multiple Worksites:
Additional Wage Information:
High wage offer of $16/hour, depending on experience.
Date Posted: