About the Company
General Ranch Hand
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 when livestock are not on the range; place mineral blocks; drive equipment to haul/distribute feed/water; herd livestock; confine livestock in stalls; clean/disinfect livestock corrals/stalls/sheds; dock, castrate, brand, clip/tag and clamp livestock; maintain records on animals; and hoist/stack bales of hay onto and off of wagon/truck. General farm work will include making minor mechanical adjustments/repairs and routine maintenance on farm machinery and equipment; mix chemical solutions (Roundup & Banvel) and spray/apply to crops; repair/replace/build barbed wire fencing and maintenance on farm structures; perform general cleanup of farm acreage; drive trucks and semis to/from field, load/unload hay on semi-trucks. Most duties are performed out of doors, and entail exposure to extreme heat, cold, dust, rain and other environmental conditions common in fields. Worker must crouch, bend, lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds. 3 months of experience is required. Driving is required. Workers must obtain a Montana driver’s license. 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).