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General Farm Ranch

Gordon Cattle Company

Chinook, MT

$15.68 per hour


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Job Description

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The General Farm Ranch Hand position will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of cattle and hay. Duties will include the following: Worker will be required to operate farm equipment including tractors, baler and swather for planting and harvesting hay; some irrigation will be required including operating and maintaining pivots; worker must be able to hoist/stack bales of hay onto wagon/truck. Workers will spend a lot of time repairing and replacing barbed wire fence, picking rocks, and performing general cleanup of farm acreage. Workers will be required to load/unload semi-trucks. Workers will spend less time working with livestock but will be required to occasionally check physical characteristics, observe general condition of livestock and apply the appropriate care, examine animals to detect illness/injury/disease, may apply or administer medications/vaccines, mix feed/additives and feed/water livestock when not on range; place mineral blocks, drive equipment, herd livestock to various pastures, drive 4-wheeler to move cows; confine livestock in stalls, clean/disinfect livestock corrals/stalls/sheds, dock, castrate, brand, clip/tag and clamp livestock. Worker must be willing to perform tasks capably and efficiently without close supervision. The job entails working with farm animals and machinery, outdoors in all types of weather (extreme heat and cold including snowy, rainy, windy, dusty conditions) and occasional exposure to herding hazards such as cattle stampedes, kicking/bucking horses, poisonous snakes and predators. Worker must crouch, bend, lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds. Driving is required and a Drivers' License is required.
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

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Mon - Sat 7am-6pm workers may be required to work long/ odd hours during harvest. Sunday - worker may be requested to work on Sunday but is not obligated to do so.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Gordon Cattle Company
Chinook, MT 59523
Telephone Number:


1090 Gordon Cattle Lane, Chinook, MT 59523

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