HUNTSMAN RANCH CO. Farm / Irrigation / Livestock Worker in DELL, Montana
Temporary full-time position from 1/1/2021 to 9/1/2021Workers will perform a variety of duties related to caring for livestock and growing native hay and grass/alfalfa mix. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to livestock production.Worker may perform the following duties: observe general condition of livestock; mix feed and additives, fill feed troughs with feed, water livestock and monitor food and water supplies; check and maintain water systems; herd livestock to and from pasture for grazing or to scales, trucks, or other enclosures; haul feed to livestock during grass shortage and winter months; sort and work livestock; build panels; move fencing panels; repair pens, panels and fencing; hang gates; corral work; repair sheds; clean calving barns; spread straw and bedding in sheds, remove and replace as necessary; assist with calving; brand livestock; haul manure; build and fill water gaps; burn trash in ditches; clean debris from ditches; cut growth that slows flow of water from ditches using weed eater; haul gravel; haul required materials, cut plastic dams and poles and place dams in ditches; repair plastic dams; assist in the installation of water troughs; stack bales of hay and buck them onto wagon or truck, using hand hook; drive and operate farm machines; attach farm implements, such as plow, seed drill, disc and manure spreader to tractor; drive tractor and operate implements in fields to till soil and plant, cultivate, and fertilize crops; add oil, gasoline, and water to appropriate tanks on machinery; gather and remove rocks from the field; make minor mechanical adjustments and repairs on farm machinery; paint farm structures, replace/repair fencing and perform general cleanup of farm areas when weather and season preclude other activities; thin and weed crops or surrounding farm grounds using hand tools, such as hoes and shovels or power-drawn implements; load and drive truck to transport farm supplies, tools and harvested crops to and from specified locations; unload grain onto conveyors to storage bins or elevators; drive and operate self-propelled harvest machines to harvest crops; operate a motor bike or all-terrain vehicle; remove undesirable and excess growth, such as tassels, suckers, and weeds, by hand; load and unload trucks. General maintenance of worker housing site such as pulling weeds, mowing lawn, cleaning up debris, raking grass and weeds.Instruction, training, and general supervision will be provided by the farm operator or a designated employee. However, the worker must perform required duties without close supervision and listen to, understand, and follow simple instructions of the employer or supervisor. All tools, supplies, and equipment required to perform the duties assigned will be provided at no charge to the worker. The worker will be required to return worn out supplies before new supplies will be provided. Most duties are performed out of doors and entail exposure to heat, cold, dust, rain, and other environmental conditions common infields, including mosquitoes during certain seasons. The worker must crouch, bend, and lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds in the course of performing required activities. Applicants must have 20 days experience with farm/irrigation work and livestock care. Applicants hired must be able to obtain a valid Driver's License as driving on public roads may be 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.