Ranch Caretaker needed in Encinal, Texas ~ $45k

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Las Raices Ranch

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Encinal, TX
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
September 18, 2023
Housing Offered
5-10 yrs

Las Raices Ranch Caretaker Position
Encinal, Tx

✅ Salary ~$45k/yr
✅ New F250 Work Truck for Ranch use
✅ Guiding hunts for tips available if Qualified

Description of Ranch:

  • We are a family owned ~4k acre high fenced ranch in Webb County, Texas.
  • Owners live in San Antonio and are involved and engaged.
  • The ranch has been intensely managed for whitetails since 1983 and has had a feeding program since 1998.
  • The deer are 100% native. No importation or breeding/DMP of animals of any kind.

Description of Duties:

  • Fill protein feeders ~26 feeders (~24 tons fed/month with 8k lb blower hopper)
  • Fill and maintain corn feeders during deer season
  • Check/Repair ranch water system
  • Tend Cattle (Cattle are worked twice a year and rotated with Cubes)
  • Keep Headquarters Presentable (Mow Yard, pick up Trash, Put away tools, close barn doors)
  • Seasonal Shredding
  • Drive and Repair Fences (We typically do not have as many problems with illegal traffic as those close to highway)
  • Projects (Preferably both dictated by owners and self-initiated)
  • Converse and coordinate with contractors on their jobs (Electricians, Water Well Operators, Cowboys, Oil field etc)
  • Coordinate with San Antonio office and run off-ranch errands for the ranch

Job requirements:

  • Self-Starter
  • Common Sense
  • Handy
  • Communicates well and gets along with others
  • Ability to lead ranch projects on the ground
  • Heavy Lifting of 50lbs or more
  • Willingness to learn and take direction
  • Organized/Neat
  • Proficient with heavy machinery including tractors and trucks/trailers, power tools, light welding
  • Must have a clean driving record and be willing to submit to a background check

Beneficial Skills:

  • Moderate Electrical Knowledge (can replace small job electrical components)
  • General Brush Work Knowledge
  • General Wildlife Knowledge
  • General Deer Management Knowledge
  • Hunter/Woodsman common sense skills
  • Computer/Trail Camera Savvy


Forward cover letter & resume to our email address.

Visit website here: https://www.lasraicesranch.com/

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