Ranch Caretaker Couple needed near Gypsum, Colorado

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Gypsum, CO
Job Type
Full Time
Dependent on experience
Date Posted
May 15, 2023
Housing Offered
5-10 yrs

Beautiful 450 acre ranch located outside of Gypsum Colorado. Ranch is rural and 45 minuets from any town.

Couple must work well as a team. Must be someone acquainted with all 4 seasons and accustomed to working in the cold and snow. Horse knowledge with taking horse back rides and teaching children to ride. Horsemanship is a plus. Knowledge needed for a small herd of cattle. Knowledge on fishing, irrigating pastures, feeding animals. Duties include lawn care, flower garden care, irrigation installation and repair. Basic mechanic skills for upkeep of vehicles and equipment. Handyman skills for buildings, hvac knowledge, fencing, repairing and keeping things running smoothly. Must be able to run a chainsaw, zero turn mower, weed whacker, track hoe, backhoe, fork lift, side by sides, drive truck and trailer and be able to maintain and work on all equipment. Pond, creek and irrigation ditch experience. Knowledge and experience with stone patios, staining, and fine log homes. Have had experience in hiring, managing, getting bids, and getting the best deals possible for the Principle’s. Must have an eye for detail and go above and beyond. Must be physically strong and able, this is a demanding job. Incredible at cleaning fine houses with specialty finishes. Ability to help cook and plan hospitality for small family groups. Willingness to stock groceries and all paper goods. The skills to work with a ranch budget and accounting. Will also pick up and a drop off at Denver or Eagle Airports.

Must be very honest, kind, able to take direction, ability to communicate well and take feedback without getting offended. Be willing to learn and take advice. To love the land as your own and always take care of it to the highest standards. Must have professional references and willing to do a background check. Clean driving record.

Paid Time Off. Gas and Electric included. Salary dependent upon experience. Looking for immediate hire.

Private Home is 1,800 sq. ft. 3 bedroom, 2 bath beautiful home with custom finishes, walk in closets, custom mudroom, custom fireplace, and custom laundry room. Lawn, gardens, flowers, private deck, and area for chickens. 1 hour from Vail and 1 hour from Glenwood Springs. An outdoor enthusiasts dream!!


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