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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Range Sheepherder

STAR CREEK LAND STEWARDS

LOS BANOS, CA

$2,844.48 per month

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
asoares@sbcglobal.net
Web address to Apply:
www.starcreeklandstewards.com

Job Description

Full Time:
No
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Must have 3 months experience with 800-1000 head flocks. One reference required. Must be able to perform the following seasonal duties at the direction of the employer: Attends sheep flocks grazing on open range or pasture. Herds flock and rounds up strays using trained dogs. Attends to sheep grazing on the range to include herding on the range or in pastures while riding on ATV, or on foot. Beds down flock near evening campsite. Protects vulnerable sheep from predators and from eating noxious vegetation. Examines and identifies animals for signs of illness and administer vaccines, medications, nutritive supplements according to instructions. Provides water to animals, including mild maintenance of water systems. Range herding is completed when vegetation is not in a dormant state. A range herder implements working knowledge of rangeland in order to avoid overgrazing of the range, reduce fine fire fuels, increase soil fertility, improve vegetation and ultimately the rangeland conditions for the following seasons. May drive a company vehicle as assigned by Employer with valid California Driver?s License. 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. The worker will live in the employer provided range housing. Said housing will be clean and in good repair at the time it is provided to the employee. The employee is responsible to maintain the housing unit in a reasonable level of cleanliness in order to avoid flies, mice or other vermin. The employee is responsible to alert the employer of damage to the housing unit within a reasonable amount of time. The employee may be held accountable for damage to the housing unit that is the result of a dishonest or willful act or by the gross negligence on the part of the employee (normal wear and tear excepted). ***Hours worked footnote: On call for up to 24 hours 7 days a week and employees may be assigned unrestricted time off, not responsible to respond to work needs for personal time, shopping, banking, etc. ****
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:
STAR CREEK LAND STEWARDS
Location:
LOS BANOS, CA 93635
Telephone Number:
+12097041790

Worksite

Address:
1232 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, LOS BANOS, CA 93635

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24117-932188
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:
5/1/2024

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