Montana Employer General Ranch Hand in COLUMBUS, Montana
Temporary full-time position from 12/15/2022 to 10/14/2023.The General Ranch Hand position will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of commercial and registered Black Angus Cattle. Duties will include the following: check physical characteristics and observe general condition of livestock, apply the appropriate care; examine animals to detect illness/injury/disease, rate of weight gain to determine delivery time, night calving and assisting in delivery of calves, apply or administer medications/vaccines, precondition calves, treat foot rot; mix feed/additives and feed/water livestock; place mineral blocks; drive equipment to haul/distribute feed/water when not at pasture; 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; irrigate hay crops; 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 50 pounds. 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.