WILLIAM L BROWN General Ranch Hand in BIG SANDY, Montana
Temporary full time from 2/1/2022 to 12/1/2022The season of need has changed this year because calving dates have been moved up to February. The weather patterns have been warmer and moving the calving dates allows us to start farming earlier. The General Ranch Hand position will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of cattle, hay, cereal grains and pulse crops. Duties related to the production of livestock will include the following: check physical characteristics, observe general condition of livestock and apply the appropriate care; examine animals to detect illness/injury/disease, rate of weight gain to determine delivery time, assist in delivery and night calving, apply or administer medications/vaccines, mix feed/additives; place mineral blocks; operate skid steer; herd livestock; confine livestock in stalls; clean/disinfect livestock corrals/stalls/sheds; dock, castrate, brand, clip/tag and clamp livestock; maintain records on animals; move cattle to summer range for natural grazing; occasionally ride and perform duties on horseback and or 4 wheelers. General farm work will include making minor mechanical adjustments/repairs on farm machinery; operate 4 wheel drive tractors for the working of farm ground for crops. The hay production season will require use of front wheel assist tractors, rakes, balers and rotary swather. The harvest of cereal grains and pulse crops will require the use of grain trucks to haul and move crops. General repair/replacement of fencing and farm structures; perform general cleanup of farm acreage; drive. Most duties are performed out of doors, and entail exposure to heat, cold, dust, rain and other environmental conditions common in fields. Worker must crouch, bend, lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds. Driving is required on employers property, no license required.In view of the statutorily established basic function of the Employment Service (ES) as a no-fee labor exchange that is as a forum for bringing together employers and job seekers, neither the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) nor the State Workforce Agencies (SWA) are guarantors of the accuracy or truthfulness of information contained on job orders submitted by employers. Nor does any job order accepted or recruited upon by the ES constitute a contractual job offer to which the ETA or a SWA is in any way a party.