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Summer Range Sheepherder

Upper Creek Ranch

Beaver Dam, UT

$1,986.76 per month

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14352790128
Web address to Apply:
https://jobs.utah.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
No
Number of Workers Requested:
3
Job Duties:
Required to be available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week and spend the majority of workdays on the range. All job duties are closely and directly related to the production of sheep during the summer months. Perform any combination of the following tasks required to attend sheep on the range during the summer months:administer medication as needed; apply herbicides to noxious, invasive and poisonous plant species on grazing areas; assist with loading trucks with lambs and/or ewes for transportation; bed down flock at appropriate night site; build and/or maintain fence and facilities to ensure the safety and health of animals and forage; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; feed and water and ensure adequate provision of both; feed, water and tend to the dogs (both guard and working dogs) and horses; guard against predatory animals and from eating poisonous and/or noxious plants; help with maintenance of meadow lands and repair fences; herd mature ewes and young offspring between grazing areas in a manner to assure body condition is maintained in mature ewes and growth of offspring; identify and administer appropriate medication for various health issues such as internal parasites, respiratory issues, injuries, etc.; make certain animals have access to fresh water; monitor animals for weight gain, thrift and health problems; monitor available grasses and adjust herding methods to ensure an increasing plane of nutrition to facilitate estrus cycling in ewes ; monitor forage on grazing areas to identify dangerous plants and assess available feed; monitor young lambs for diseases, thrift and weight gain. Perform any combination of the following tasks required to attend sheep on the ranch during the summer months: 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 with loading trucks with lambs and/or ewes for transportation; bed down flock at appropriate night site; build and/or maintain fence and facilities to ensure the safety and health of animals and forage; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; feed and water and ensure adequate provision of both; feed, water and tend to the dogs (both guard and working dogs) and horses; guard against predatory animals and from eating poisonous and/or noxious plants; identify and administer appropriate medication for various health issues such as internal parasites, respiratory issues, injuries, etc.; make certain animals have access to fresh water; monitor animals for weight gain, thrift and health problems; monitor forage on grazing areas to identify dangerous plants and assess available feed.
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:
4
Special Requirements:
Required to: perform tasks capably and efficiently without close supervision, spend the majority of work days on the range, live and work singly or in small groups of workers in isolated areas for extended periods of time, to ride, handle and tend horses in a manner to assure the safety and health of the worker, co-workers, horses, dogs and livestock, to maintain equipment and machinery to a standard established by the employer, work outdoors in all types of weather and may experience occasional exposure to hazards such as poisonous snakes, biting insects and extreme temperature, attend animals during all hours of the day as required for their safety and well-being, maintain and manage remote housing locations in a safe and responsible manner, work with and around farm machinery such as tractors, UTVs and ATVs for supplemental feeding purposes and movement of livestock, to operate equipment and machinery required to perform job duties indicated in a safe and responsible manner.
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
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Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Upper Creek Ranch
Company Name:
S. David Earl
Location:
Beaver Dam, UT 84306
Telephone Number:
+14352790128

Worksite

Address:
15910 North Beaver Dam Rd, Beaver Dam, UT 84306

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24088-836444
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Work performed in UT Plus Room and Board
Date Posted:
4/3/2024

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