Montana Employer Sheepherder in ANTELOPE, Montana
Temporary full-time position from 5/8/2018 to 5/6/2019Attends sheep and/or goat flock grazing on range or pasture: Herds flock and rounds up strays using trained dogs. Beds down flock near evening campsite. Guards flock from predatory animals and from eating poisonous plants. Drenches sheep and/or goats. May examine animals for signs of illness and administer vaccines, medications and insecticides according to instructions. May assist in lambing, docking, and shearing. The work activities involve the herding or production of livestock (which includes work that is closely and directly related to herding and/or the production of livestock). Must have 3 months experience with 800-1000 head flocks. One reference required. More than 50% of work will be performed on the range. Worker must be a qualified sheepherder. Exposure to extreme temperatures; lifting requirement of 50 pounds. ***Hours worked footnote: On call for up to 24 hours 7 days a week***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.