Ranch Caretaker needed at 14-acre Property (with 3 Horses) in Georgetown, CA

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Serenity Springs Ranch, Inc.

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Location
Georgetown, CA
Job Type
Full Time or Seasonal
Salary
$15-$20 per hour
Date Posted
May 19, 2021
Housing Offered
Yes
Experience
2-5 yrs

Performs any work necessary on a 14-acre ranch and home in the rolling hills of Georgetown, CA.

We are a full time, year-round family-run organization whose mission is to provide an animal and nature sanctuary for special events for foster children and families and public farm days. If you are a self-motivated employee who is looking to care-take a property, three horses, dogs and a few cats as your own, this is a job for you!

Responsibilities (included but not limited to):

  • Caring for animals, horse riding and/basic training/exercising on a regular basis
  • Administering medications to animals, cleaning pens, corrals and living areas
  • Groundskeeping, Landscaping, Pruning, & Gardening
  • Property Maintenance – physical & mechanical
  • Fencing installation & upkeep
  • Troubleshooting mechanical issues
  • Knowledge and experience operating tractors
  • Maintaining a clean work and property environment
  • Small engine repairs
  • Use of chainsaw and other power tools
  • Fleet maintenance
  • Runs errands as needed
  • Assisting in projects & events

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 2+ years at ranch or similar maintenance position
  • 2+ years working with equines* Valid CA driver’s license *Must have proof of authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older, non‐smoker and drug-free
  • Ability to clear background check and pass drug screening
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English (basic level)-orally and in writing
  • Landscaping and knowledge of plant care – irrigation knowledge
  • Excellent mechanical skills
  • Experience mixing and pouring concrete
  • Hands on electrical experience
  • Carpentry knowledge and skills
  • Resourceful and flexible with changes and tasks
  • Able to troubleshoot and resolve problems
  • Ensures safety and creates a cleanly appearance of person and space
  • Must love animals!!
  • Have a positive attitude and sense of humor
  • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Enjoys working with children
  • Ability to work long hours if needed
  • Self-motivated, easy learner, able to be own boss
  • Organization with duties and has strong time management skills
  • Dependable, hardworking, and honest
  • Willingness to do whatever is needed to be done at the ranch
  • Ability to navigate a computer
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to work outdoors, on uneven, slippery terrain in varying weather conditions with dust and allergens
  • Ability to walk distances, twist, bend, kneel, climb and use hand tools as necessary
  • Ability to lift 75 pounds
  • Safely operate tractor and quad
  • Strong commitment to teamwork
  • Ability to adhere to the organization’s policies, procedures and regulations

To apply, forward bio & resume to our email address.

Visit website here: https://serenityspringsranch.org/

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