Montana Employer Sheepherder in BILLINGS, Montana

Temporary full time position from 2/28/2018 to 2/27/2019Required 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 livestock. Perform any combination of the following tasks to attend to livestock on the range: feed and water livestock or ensure adequate provision of both; herd livestock to appropriate grazing areas; assist animals with birthing and health of offspring; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; guard animals from predatory animals and from eating poisonous and/or noxious plants; assist with the vaccination of livestock by herding into corrals and/or stalls or manually restraining animals; apply medications to cuts and bruises; spray livestock with insecticide; assist with castration of livestock; clip identifying notches on or brand animals; may assist with irrigating forage for livestock, weed control on grazing areas or building and repairing fence and livestock facilities to contain or protect livestock; may assist in the maintenance of tools, equipment and livestock handling facilities necessary to livestock production.Perform any combination of the following tasks to attend to livestock at the ranch: feed and water livestock or ensure adequate provision of both; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; assist animals with birthing and health of offspring; assist with the vaccination of livestock by herding into corrals and/or stalls or manually restraining animals; apply medications to cuts and bruises; spray livestock with insecticide; assist with castration of livestock; clip identifying notches on or brand animals; may assist in the maintenance of tools, equipment and livestock handling facilities necessary to livestock production.May be required to ride and handle horses in a manner to assure the safety of the worker, co-workers, and livestock. Employee must be willing to: perform tasks capably and efficiently without close supervision, and live and work singly or in small groups of workers in isolated areas for extended periods of time. The job may entail working with and around farm machinery such as tractors for supplemental feeding purposes and ATVs for movement of livestock, periodically. Employee will work outdoors in all types of weather and may experience occasional exposure to herding hazards such as poisonous snakes and predators. 50 lb lifting and driving requirement is needed.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.