Camp Tender

Supervise workers engaged in tending herds of sheep.

What does a Camp Tender do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in tending bands of sheep on range or pasture and keeps them supplied with food and other necessities: Designates area to be used by each SHEEP HERDER. Transports food, drinking water, fuel, mail, animal feed, and other supplies to SHEEP HERDER. Observes condition of range, water, and animals, and gives directions to SHEEP HERDER when to move to another range, reporting findings to owner of band or to LIVESTOCK RANCHER. Assists in moving camp to another location by hauling supply wagon, using horse or truck. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title. May substitute for SHEEP HERDER during emergencies, vacations, or for other reasons. May lamb ewes and drench sheep.