Position Wanted: Agriculture or Ranch opportunity

Posted in on August 7, 2018

Samuel C. D.

Email

[email protected]

Phone

361-834-1616

State

Lubbock, TX

Job Type

Full or Part Time

Salary

$2,500/mo

   

Description :

Moving to Lubbock with my wife to start her PhD. Looking for work near Lubbock – not picky with type of work.

Texas A&M Kingsville agriculture business graduate with a focus on range and wildlife management (Bachelors 2014) looking for agriculture or ranch position. Avid outdoor enthusiast with agriculture, range and wildlife management and construction experience.

Have experience with ranch management including but not limited to:
• Deer capture from helicopter
• Buck quality management
• Feeder and blind management and maintenance
• Cleaning brush and maintaining fence lines
• Cleaning animals

Hunting guide assistant experience not limited to:
• Hunting guide assistant: driver, distributed live quail for stocked hunts.
• Assisted in dog training: shot birds for dogs to practice retrieval

Agriculture experience:
• Hydroponics – designed and built hydroponic systems for both indoors and outdoors locations. Designed and built customizable indoor hydroponic systems contained indoors. Germinated and grown vegetables and fruits indoors utilizing ebb and flow and deep-water culture hydroponic setups.
• Hügelkultur gardening – have utilized hügelkultur in permaculture designs for long term water retention in dry areas.
• Cacti and succulents – specialized in cacti that produce edible fruit or food products (cereus, mammillaria, opuntia). Experience with over 50 species, from germination to fruiting stages. Designed cactus garden and fence for security.
• Rare and exotic fruit and vegetable gardening. Experience ranges from propagation, transplantation, through fruiting cycles. The focus being perennials such as asparagus, artichoke, dragon fruit, fruit trees etc. Grown over 120 varieties of heirloom fruits and vegetables.
• Experience growing and maintaining “air plant” tillandsia species. Production of clones via Pup propagation and separation to form new colonies.
• Vermin Composting. Utilizing fauna to rapidly break down organic waste to quickly create a nutrient rich compost.
• Successional growth planning to lengthen water retention, promote shaded zones reducing surrounding temperatures in the day and retention of heat at night with microclimatic action.

Construction experience including but not limited to:
• Home deconstruction and remodel
• Drywall
• Roofing
• Carpentry
• Large machinery operation including: extending forklift, back hoe, front end loader, bobcat.
• Point of contact for subcontractors and owners.
• Site maintenance and safety
• Punch list compliance and quality assurance.

Phone:: 361-834-1616
Email:: [email protected]

Type of Employment Desired:: Full or Part Time

Experience Horseback Riding:: 1-5 Years
Experience Cow/Calves: 1-5 Years
Experience Roping: None
Experience Calving: 1-5 Years
Experience Fencing: 10+ Years
Experience Cook/Chef: None
Experience at Dude/Guest Ranch: 1-5 Years
Experience Front Office / Administrative: 1-5 Years
Need Room & Board?: Maybe
Salary Range:: $2,500/mo
What States Are You Willing to Move To?: Texas