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Sheep Shearer - Summer/fall Tagging

Hoopes Sheep Shearing

Fort Bridger, WY

$16.54 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
Required to travel according to and available to work through the entire established shearing itinerary. All job duties are closely and directly related to animal shearing activities. Perform any combination of the following tasks to shear sheep: apply medications to cuts and bruises; assist with setup and tear down of mobile shearing plant; help move sheep in and out of shearing areas; maintain and repair equipment and shearing facility to the standard established by the employer; oil hand pieces and sharpen combs and cutters; oil hand pieces and sharpen combs and cutters; tag, belly, crutch and/or shear feedlot lambs and pregnant ewes, shearing loose without tying feet; use skill and caution to avoid nicking, pinking or cutting skin to avoid cuts and injury to sheep.
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: 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 operate equipment and machinery required to perform job duties indicated in a safe and responsible manner, work outdoors in all types of weather and may experience occasional exposure to hazards such as poisonous snakes and large game animals, biting insects and extreme temperature, maintain and manage remote housing locations in a safe and responsible manner, handle animals using low stress handling methods, be willing to tag, belly, crutch and shear sheep during hot summer months and take appropriate precautions to avoid heat stress in sheep.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Hoopes Sheep Shearing
Company Name:
Clifford Hoopes
Fort Bridger, WY 82933
Telephone Number:


55 Hayter Ave., Fort Bridger, WY 82933

Job Order Details

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Additional Wage Information:
Per head. Ewes and Lambs. Productivity incentive up to $2.70 per head.
Date Posted: