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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Range Lamber

VAN WELL LIVESTOCK LLC

WATERTOWN, SD

$1,901.21 per month

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16058821638
Email address to Apply:
svanwell@itctel.com

Job Description

Full Time:
No
Number of Workers Requested:
8
Job Duties:
Workers must have at least 3 months of experience birthing livestock with herds of 200 head or larger. One reference required. May assist in lambing, docking, and shearing. The following seasonal duties will need to be performed. Herder will need to move pregnant ewes to lambing grounds. May assist in moving portable fence and (or) corrals. May perform general repairs on fences and (or) corrals. Be able to identify signs of ewes going into labor and identify potential problems during the labor process. Know how and when to assist during difficult births. Be able to properly constrain ewes for difficult births and able to graft orphan lambs to mothers. Ability to identify herd health issues including but not limited to malnutrition of ewes and lambs, prolapse and mastitis. Provide water to animals, including minor maintenance of water troughs and water lines. May need to haul water in truck to supplement animal water needs. May need to provide supplement feed for the ewes and lambs. Assist in branding, castrating, vaccinating, tagging, and worming. Protect vulnerable livestock (lambs & ewes in labor) from predators. Ability to safely catch lambs with a hook. Move ewes and lambs to summer range grounds and disperse livestock on the range to reduce overcrowding and increase the success of mother and lamb bonding. More than 50% of the job is on the range. Some work/tasks may occur off the range, but more than 51% of work will be performed on the range. Western Range Association and its member ranches facilitate practices of good animal husbandry. Employees that are found abusing, neglecting or abandoning livestock entrusted to their care may be terminated for cause. If the negligent/abusive actions of an employee result in the loss/death of livestock/animals or cause harm to another person, the employee may be held accountable for these actions. ***Hours worked footnote: On call for up to 24 hours 7 days a week***
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:
3
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
null null - null null

Employer Information

Company Name:
VAN WELL LIVESTOCK LLC
Location:
WATERTOWN, SD 57201
Telephone Number:
+16055206259

Worksite

Address:
17461 454th AVENUE, WATERTOWN, SD 57201

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23187-172007
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Employer shall provide housing and board in accordance with the rules and regulations of the federal government of the United States of America. Discretionary performance-based bonuses may be available. Payroll advances may be available.
Date Posted:
7/12/2023

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