All-around Ranch Hand needed in Watrous, New Mexico ~ $26k-$32k

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Watrous Valley Ranch

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Watrous, NM
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
October 19, 2022
Housing Offered
0-2 yrs

Looking for a motivated individual that has a passion for western ranching and the lifestyle. Applicants must have good communication skills and be able to work as a team. Employees are given multiple tasks to complete weekly and daily under the guidance of the livestock manager. Applicant must be a self-starter that is, willing and able to perform physical work in all types of weather and take care of any equipment entrusted to them to perform tasks and keep a clean working environment. We are willing to teach and train employees, as long as they put in the work and are trying to learn.

All interested parties are encouraged to apply, even those with little experience all we REQUIRE is a strong work ethic and a good attitude!


70% of the job will be:

Assist on ranch development projects which include but are not limited to:

  • Windmill/Solar well installation, repair & maintenance
  • Installing watering systems
  • Installing and fixing Fence
  • Building pipe pens
  • Equipment operation
  • Welding and metal fabrication

15% of the job will be:

  • Landscaping / lawn care of Ranch facilities
  • Year-Round Fire, security detection & Prevention as well as being present on the ranch at minimum every other weekend

10% of the Job will be:

Assist in the husbandry of cow herd:

  • Check on cattle
  • Livestock water
  • Haul water
  • Herd moves (DOE)
  • Assist in cattle work (DOE)

5% Maintenance of ranch facilities:

  • Cleaning
  • Painting

There will be a 90-day probation period for hires.

Hires are expected to take good care of housing provided.

Beef & Pork stipend.

Nice little 2 bedroom apartment style Housing, utilities, and Internet provided.

Located 30 minutes north of Las Vegas, NM


Please send resumes and references to the email address provided.

Please do not call about the position without first sending a resume and references through email. Your information will be reviewed by the hiring manager and you will receive a call if we wish to speak with you further.

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Watrous Valley Ranch - NM

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