Assistant Ranch Manager / Caretaker needed in N. Wyoming – $36k

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Location
Sheridan, WY
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
$36K, with promotion, raise, benefits potential
Date Posted
June 23, 2020
Housing Offered
Yes
Experience
2-5 yrs

Seeking full time, year round assistant ranch manager/caretaker (individual or couple) to help build new ranching operation from the ground up. You'd be working directly with/under the owner. 1,100 acre property with 8 stall barn, large shop, manager's house, and main house (in process of construction).

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Grounds Maintenance- mowing, snow removal, general landscaping and weed abatement, well and water treatment/maintenance
  • Minor Building Maintenance- painting/staining, plumbing, electric, etc.
  • Minor Vehicle Maintenance- keeping ranch vehicles clean and operational (utility tractor, truck, atv, utv, riding mower)
  • Tending to horses and other livestock- feeding, exercising, doctoring, etc.
  • Fencing- maintain, repair, and installation of various fencing (barbed wire, post/rail. electric)

Knowledge/Experience:

  • Min. 3 years experience related to duties/responsibilities above
  • Prefer (but not required) 2 year college degree in Ag related field (animal science, ag science, agri business, ranch management, etc.)
  • Min. 5 years western riding experience, working with and around horses (breeding/training experience a plus)
  • Experience operating basic ranch equipment/vehicles (utility tractor with various attachments, atv, utv, 5th wheel, riding mower)
  • Min. 3 years experience building, maintaining, repairing various fencing (barbed wire, post/rail, electric)
  • Some experience working cattle preferred

Requirements:

  • Reliable transportation, clean driving record, current insurance, valid license
  • Min. 3 non-family references
  • Ability to organize, plan, and work alone, with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in sometimes extreme environments (heat, cold, wind), and terrain
  • Drug screening and background check required

Pay/Benefits:
Starting salary of $36K, with housing. Promotion, raise, and benefit pkg. available for the right individual/couple over time.

To apply, forward bio & resume to our email address.

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