General Farm / Ranch Hand needed near Leola, South Dakota

Heupel Ranch

605-380-5313 (cell) or 605-439-3644 (home)
Leola, SD
Job Type
Full Time
Discuss at interview, depends on experience
Date Posted
April 4, 2022
Housing Offered
2-5 yrs

Heupel Ranch is looking to fill a full-time position with competitive pay.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in calving out livestock
  • Getting planting machinery ready
  • Branding
  • Livestock handling (Cow/calf pairs and yearlings)
  • Loading and unloading livestock
  • Fencing (repair & build)
  • Animal health (checking, diagnosing, treatment, preventative vaccinations)
  • Hauling cattle to grass
  • Seasonal field work (haying, disking, spraying, harvesting)
  • Operating equipment necessary for daily chores
  • Driving Tractors and Equipment
  • Maintaining the equipment
  • Repairing equipment
  • Cleaning yards
  • etc

You will be working closely with the owners of the ranch to learn all daily aspects of the industry. Some work will be required on Sat/Sunday and nights (during calving), however we remain approachable on flexibility.


  • Have reliable vehicle to get to/from work
  • Housing (we will assist in finding housing)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Strong work ethic, great attitude and willingness to work in any weather condition (must have appropriate clothing such as coveralls, boots, hat, gloves, coat, etc)
  • Able to lift 50 lbs regularly and 100+ lbs occasionally.
  • Able to pass a drug test
  • Non-smoker preferred
  • Possible long-term position for the right person.

Work Site: 8 miles west of Leola SD.

To apply, forward bio & resume to our email address. Or call for more info.

[email protected]

605-380-5313 (cell) or 605-439-3644 (home)

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