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Idaho Department of Labor General Ranch Hand in Boise, Idaho

This job was posted by https://idahoworks.gov : For more information, please see: https://idahoworks.gov/jobs/1985550

Job Site Vida Montana

Dates of Need 1/15/2023-11/14/2023

The General Ranch Hand position will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of cattle\ and hay. 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 and feed/water livestock; place mineral blocks; drive\ equipment to haul/distribute feed/water; load/unload trucks and semi-trucks; herd livestock; confine livestock in\ stalls; clean/disinfect livestock corrals/stalls/sheds; dock, castrate, brand, clip/tag and clamp livestock; maintain\ records on animals; hoist/stack bales of hay onto wagon/truck; occasionally ride and perform duties on horseback.\ General farm work will include making minor mechanical adjustments/repairs on farm machinery; mix chemical\ solutions (Roundup & Banvel) and spray/apply to crops; repair/replace fencing and farm structures; perform\ general cleanup of farm acreage; drive, load/unload trucks. 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 ranch only. 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