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RANGE SHEEP HERDER: Worker must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds. Most duties are performed out-of-doors and entail exposure to extreme heat and cold; dust, rain, snow, and wind; and herding hazards; poisonous snakes and predators common in range lands. General supervision will be provided by the ranch owner. The Range Sheep Herder will be required to be On-Call 24/7 and live on the range more than 50% of the time. Range Duties include: Attends sheep/goat flock grazing on range or pasture. Herds flock and rounds up strays using trained dogs. Takes down and sets up of portable electric fencing and also working corrals. Beds down flock near evening campsite. Guards flock from predatory animals and from eating poisonous plants. Drenches sheep. May examine animals for signs of illness and administer vaccines, medications and insecticides according to instruction. May assist with lambing, docking and shearing. May perform other farm or ranch chores related to the production and husbandry of sheep on an incidental basis. May sort and cut culls. May feed animals supplementary rations. Must be able to ride and handle horses in a manner to assure the safety of the worker, co-workers and livestock. Employee must be willing to perform tasks capably and efficiently without close supervision, and live and work singly or in small groups of workers in isolated areas for extended periods of time. The job may entail operating a 4-wheeler for movement of sheep/goats. Duties that may be performed off the range less than 50% of the time include: May attend to sheep and lambs in barns during lambing season. May brand, tag, clip or otherwise mark sheep for identification purposes. Job Classification: Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aqua cultural Animals

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