Live-in Ranch Hand needed in Columbus, Texas (Couples Welcome) ~ $20k-$26k

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Location
Columbus, TX
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
$20,000 - $26,000 / year based on experience
Date Posted
June 28, 2022
Housing Offered
Yes
Experience
2-5 yrs

Seeking a ranch hand (or couple) to live full-time on a 65 acre recreational ranch in Columbus, TX.

Housing provided – large bunk house, utilities included.

*Duties:*

  • Complete care for animals of the farm (horses, cattle, chickens, donkeys, etc)
  • Regular feeding of the animals
  • Working with local vet for keeping vaccinations up to date
  • Cleaning of horse stalls, chicken coop, and water troughs
  • Washing horses, spraying horses and cattle for flies
  • Riding the horses regularly to keep them in good shape
  • Maintenance of the riding tack
  • Maintenance of pastures and landscaping (mowing, weeding, etc)
  • Maintenance of the stocked ponds
  • Maintenance of vegetable garden (weeding, watering, planting, etc)
  • Maintenance of fences and general handyman repairs
  • Maintenance of equipment used in running the ranch (mower, side by side, etc)
  • Purchasing of animal feed and general supplies for running the ranch
  • Running errands and shopping for the owner visits
  • General cleaning of the main house once a week

*Qualifications*

  • Must be professional, organized and able to complete work in a timely manner
  • Must be excellent communicators with the ability to clearly update the Owner’s on all aspects of the ranch.
  • Horse care and training experience a plus
  • Pond maintenance experience a plus
  • Gardening experience a plus

TO APPLY:

Forward bio & resume to our email address.

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