FOSTER RANCH & FEEDLOT, INC. Farm and Ranch - Ranch Hand in MELSTONE, Montana
Temporary full time from 9/15/2023 - 5/5/2024 The Farm and Ranch position will be required to perform any combination of the following tasks to attend to livestock, monitor, care for and move livestock using 4-wheelers and side by sides to pastures for grazing; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; place mineral blocks;vaccinate livestock, herd into corral and/or stall and manually restraining animals; apply medications to cuts and bruises; spray livestock with insecticide. Cattle are gathered periodically to be sorted, and weighed at ranch scale. Must be able to make make minor equipment repairs, and perform routine maintenance and cleaning of farm implements and repair/replace fence in rough terrain. Must be able to find and maintain bearings to grazing areas. The job entails working around farm machinery, a variety of farm animals as well as exposure to predators and snakes. The worker must be willing and able to occasionally work independently or in small groups of workers. Most duties are performed out of doors, and entail exposure to extreme heat, cold, dust, rain and other environmental conditions. Worker must be able to crouch, bend, lift and carry up to 100 pounds. Driving is required on ranch only but if they have a valid drivers license may drive off the ranch. Employer provided items (at no cost to the worker): All tools and equipment necessary to perform the duties assigned as well as transportation between worker(s) on-site housing and the work site. A cell phone or two way radio will be provided for emergency and ranch communications at no cost to the worker (excluding long distance charges).Driving is required on ranch only but if they have a valid drivers license may drive off the ranch. Increased wages and bonus may be possible depending on experience. 3 months experience 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.