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Sheepherder UT-ID-WY-NV Temporary

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Sheepherder UT-ID-WY-NV (Temporary)
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KAYSVILLE
Utah
Temporary Need: 10-31-18 - 10-29-19. Four (4) full-time, seasonal, temporary sheepherders needed. Requirements: A minimum of six (6) months experience and must have working knowledge of farm machinery and livestock nutrition. Wage is $1584.22-mo. Location: Work will be performed in Fruit Heights, Utah. Various range locations in Tooele, Cache, Davis, Morgan, Summit, and Rich counties, Utah; Uinta County, Wyoming; Burley, Idaho; and Wendover, Wyoming. Worksite locations varies depending on season, weather, and grazing rotation. Duties: Required to be available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week and spend the majority of workdays on the range. Alljob duties are closely and directly related to the production of sheep. Perform any combination of the following tasks to attend sheep on the range: feed and water sheep or ensure adequate provision of both; herd flock to appropriate grazing area; round up strays using dogs and-or fence; make certain animals have access to fresh water; bed down flock near evening site; guard flock from predatory animals and from eating poisonous and-or noxious plants; administer medication to sheep as needed; assist in lambing, docking and shearing; brand, tag, clip or otherwise mark sheep for identification purposes; assist with sorting and cutting of cull sheep; feed supplemental rations to sheep. May assist with irrigating forage for livestock and weedcontrol on grazing areas. May build and-or maintain fence and livestock facilities to ensure the safety and health of grazing sheep and forage; may assist in the maintenance of tools, equipment and livestock handling facilities necessary to livestock production. Feed, water and tend to the dogs (both guard and working) and horses that assist a herder in caring for the livestock.Perform any combination of the following tasks to attend sheep on the ranch: feed and water sheep or ensure adequate provision of both; move sheep to appropriate pens; make certain animals have access to fresh water; bed down flock at appropriate night site, guard flock from predatory animals and from eating poisonous and-or noxious plants; administer medication to sheep as needed; assist in lambing, docking and shearing; brand, tag, clip or otherwise mark sheep for identification purposes; assist with sorting and cutting of cull sheep; feed supplemental rations to sheep; may build and-or maintain fence and livestock facilities to ensure the safety and health of grazing sheep and forage; may assist in the maintenance of tools, equipment and livestock handling facilities necessary to livestock production May attend sheep and lambs in barns during lambing season. Feed, water and tend to the dogs (both guard and working) and horses that assist a herder in caring for the livestock.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 and able to: perform tasks capably and efficiently without close supervision, live and work singly or in small groups of workers in isolated areas for extended periods of time and maintain and manage remote housing locations in a safe and responsible manner. 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.Must provide employment eligibility documentation (I9 verification) upon hire. The employer will provide, at no cost to the worker, Workers' Compensation coverage or private insurance which is equal to Workers' Compensation laws for comparable employment. Applicants that have not worked as a livestock worker during the past twelve (12) months, one (1) reference will be required. The employer guarantees to offer the worker employment for a total number of work d
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