Ranch Groundskeeper & Maintenance help needed in California

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Muddy Meadows, LLC

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Georgetown, CA
Job Type
Full Time
$13 - $18 / hour
Date Posted
February 20, 2020
Housing Offered
0-2 yrs

Muddy Meadows, LLC is a 14-acre retreat nestled 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 and public farm days. We also run a non-profit organization called Serenity Springs Ranch that provides foster children and their families a fun and educational environment where they can build lasting and meaningful bonds and relationships. If you are a self-motivated employee who is looking to care-take a property as your own, this is a job for you!

Employment: Full-time position. Some weekends and holidays required. This is a nonexempt, unbenefited position. Paid time off is included.

Compensation: $13-$18 / hour based on experience. Must live within 30 minutes of location OR an on-site personal trailer can be made available for $800/month to rent with all utilities included + internet.

Responsibilities (included but not limited to):

  • Landscaping, Pruning, & Gardening
  • Groundskeeping entire ranch
  • Property Maintenance – physical & mechanical
  • Fencing – installation & upkeep
  • Troubleshooting mechanical issues
  • Maintaining a clean work and property environment
  • Assisting in project management
  • Assisting in event management
  • Maintaining inventory management
  • Keep live-in trailer, office, and buildings used clean and professional
  • Small engine repairs
  • Use of chainsaw and other power tools
  • Fleet maintenance
  • Assisting Animal Caretaker with animal chores if needed
  • Runs errands as needed


  • High school diploma
  • 2+ years at ranch or similar maintenance position
  • 1+ years working with equines is preferred
  • 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 50 pounds
  • Safely operate tractor and quad
  • Strong commitment to teamwork
  • Ability to adhere to the organization's policies, procedures and regulations

*If qualified & interested, please email a cover letter and resume to our email. Please write “Ranch Groundskeeper” in the subject line.

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