Living Systems Land Management LLC

Coalinga, CA

H2A Available Job

Number of Workers Requested:  9

Full Time:  No
Workers must have at least 3 months of experience birthing livestock with heads of 800 – 1000 or larger on the open range or pasture. One reference required. The following seasonal duties will need to be performed. Be able to identify signs of labor and potential problems during the labor process. Know how and when to assist during difficult births. Herder will need to sort off and mark mothers with the appropriate babies and hold in a separate pen until they can be picked up and returned to headquarters. If helping at headquarters (rotation basis), need to help with unloading of mothers and babies and being sure babies are with correct mother and nursing. May have to assist newborns with suckling mom or grafting onto a new mom. Need to maintain clean pens, feed and water livestock during the mother up period. May assist in tagging, vaccinating, worming and castration of livestock. Ability to move family groups into field and watch for signs of lambs/kids not finding their mothers and assist with their location. Able to identify head health issues including but not limited to malnutrition of ewes/does, prolapse and mastitis. Ability to safely catch lambs with a hook. Drivers license is preferred. Driver will pick up mothers and babies from the range and deliver to headquarters for mothering up period. May need to haul and disburse water and/or supplemental feed with truck and trailer. Will include minor maintenance of water troughs and water lines. Ability to move and repair portable fencing to maintain feed for livestock and keep animals away from restricted areas. Assist with loading and unloading of livestock in trailers. May assist in moving livestock from one location to another with truck and trailer or moving herder trailer to new location. Some work/tasks may occur off the range, but more than 50% of work will be performed on the range. Western Range Association and its member ranches facilitate practices of good animal husbandry. Employees that are found abusing, neglecting or abandoning livestock entrusted to their care may be terminated for cause. If the negligent/abusive actions of an employee result in the loss/death of livestock/animals or cause harm to another person, the employee may be held accountable for these actions. The worker will live in the employer provided range housing. Said housing will be clean and in good repair at the time it is provided to the employee. The employee is responsible to maintain the housing unit in a reasonable level of cleanliness in order to avoid flies, mice or other vermin. The employee is responsible to alert the employer of damage to the housing unit within a reasonable amount of time. The employee may be held accountable for damage to the housing unit that is the result of a dishonest or willful act or by the gross negligence on the part of the employee (normal wear and tear excepted). ***Hours worked footnote: On call for up to 24 hours 7 days a week***

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  Yes
Months of Experience Required:  3

Employer Information

Location:  COALINGA, CA 93210
Telephone Number:  +14084100793

Worksite Address:


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