Private Ranch Manager/ Caretaker/ Handyman Needed (Mature couples welcome)

Private Family Ranch


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San Juan Capistrano, CA

Job Type

Full Time




Description :

We are looking for a long term manager/caretaker/handyman to assist in the daily operations of a large family-owned ranch in San Juan Capistrano. Ideal candidate should be hard working with knowledge of ranch systems and animals.

• Landscaping, planting and maintaining of vineyard, fruit trees, vegetables. Tree trimming, mowing, and brush clearing.
• Maintain, repair and build ranch structures such as buildings, fences (electric single-line, electric portable and barbed wire), bridges, gates and roads.
• Work with wheel-line and handset irrigation to properly water the pastures, monitor wells, maintain septic tanks and work with pumps associated with water operations.
• Groom, feed and pick up after animals (dogs, chickens, cats).
• Manage vendors, work crews and tenants.

• A background in animal husbandry
• Pasture experience
• Equipment and maintenance knowledge (basic mechanical, electrical, plumbing and carpentry skills).
• Operate farm machinery (tractor, and landscape machinery and potentially skip loader)
• Good communication skills, flexible and adaptable

Must have skills to communicate regularly with owners via text, email and phone. Meet and report on ranch status when owners are on property. Must be a self-starter and good at prioritizing one’s schedule and tasks. Must be willing to be flexible with work schedule including weekends. Position available immediately. Room & board a possibility for the right candidate.

We pay above market compensation. Salary will be commensurate with experience and ability.

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