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Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch and Aquacultural Animals

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Job Details
Job Order Number
3576998
Job Description

Employer: Joseph Auza Ranches Sheep Co
Experience: 6 months
Salary: $1633.33 monthly
Job Location: Pearce R, Pinal County
Contract Period: 10/30/2019 – 10/27/2020
Openings: 8 sheepherders
Recruitment for this job listing will end:04/28/2020
Job Duties: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 weed control on grazing areas (including noxious, invasive and poisonous plant species). 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
ASSURANCES:
Housing: The employer must provide free housing to all workers who are not reasonably able to return to their residences the same day.
Meals: The employer must provide either three meals a day to each worker or furnish free and convenient cooking and kitchen facilities.
If meals are provided, the employer may charge each worker a certain amount per day for the three meals.
Transportation:
1. After a worker has completed 50 percent of the work contract period, the employer must reimburse the worker for the cost of
transportation and subsistence from the place of recruitment to the place of work, if such costs were borne by the worker.
2. The employer must provide free transportation between the employers housing and the work site for any worker who is provided
housing.
3. Upon completion of the work contract, the employer must pay the workers subsistence and return transportation to the place of
recruitment. Special conditions apply when the worker will not be returning to the place of recruitment because of another job.
Workers Compensation Insurance: The employer must provide workers compensation insurance where it is required by law.
Tools and Supplies: The employer must furnish at no cost to the worker all tools and supplies necessary to carry out the work, unless it
is common practice in the area and occupation for the worker to provide certain items.


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