Ranch Foreman needed at Cow-Calf operation in Wells, Nevada

Independence Valley Ranch

Location
Wells, NV
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
DOE
Date Posted
April 4, 2021
Housing Offered
Yes
Experience
5-10 yrs

The Independence Valley Ranch is looking for a qualified, hands-on Ranch Foreman for our cow-calf operation in Wells, Nevada. This individual will be responsible for all aspects of day-to-day cattle operations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Management of 1,200 pairs, bulls and replacement heifers
  • Calving, tagging, processing, and weaning
  • Gathering, sorting, shipping, doctoring and routine vaccination and health treatments
  • Detailed record keeping on cow herd, bulls, breeding program, treated/sick cattle, etc.
  • Managing breeding program
  • Managing feed program
  • Grazing and pasture management
  • Feeding hay in winter and minerals/supplements as needed
  • Maintain and repair fences, solar wells, corrals, etc.
  • Maintain detailed records to be able to participate in all-natural and breed-specific cattle programs
  • Supervision of full and part time employees, seasonal labor and day help
  • Communication with owners on a consistent basis
  • Work directly with owner on major management issues and long-term goals of the cow herd

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 4 years recent cow-calf high-desert experience and strong knowledge of day-to-day cattle operations, grazing/pasture management, stock water systems and previous employee supervisory experience is required.
  • Must be knowledgeable in herd health and nutrition at all stages of cattle production.
  • Have knowledge of proper medications for cattle. Skilled at branding, vaccinations, castrating, and ability to evaluate and implement cattle health requirements.
  • Individual must know how rope/ride and doctor outside cattle and operate ranch machinery including backhoe, tractor, bale processor, etc.
  • Self-starter who is good at team building. Possess a high energy level, strong work ethics and can remain organized in a constantly changing, long hours work environment.
  • Strong communication skills, effective written and oral communication skills, be detail-oriented and proven management skills.
  • Computer literate and proficient using Microsoft Excel (spreadsheets), Word and email programs.

This is a full-time position and an excellent opportunity for someone to grown with a progressive cattle operation. Housing on site is provided along with a company truck for work use. Smoking and drugs are prohibited on the ranch.

To apply: Email resume and list of references to our email address. Phone and in-person interviews will be performed and background and driving records checked before employment.

Independence Valley Ranch

Independence Valley Ranch

Independence Valley Ranch

Independence Valley Ranch

Independence Valley Ranch

Independence Valley Ranch

Independence Valley Ranch

Independence Valley Ranch

Email
[email protected]

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