Ranch Hand / Cowboy needed in Goodland, Kansas

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Goodland, KS
Job Type
Full Time, Year round
Date Posted
April 22, 2024
Housing Offered
2-5 yrs

Summary of Position:

The Farm hand / Cowboy is responsible for all aspects of ag production including spraying, drilling, swathing, raking, baling, loading, hauling, summer fallow, hasting, delivering, and all aspects of the hay operation. Take care of cattle, stockers, and cow-calf.


  • Driving Tractor
  • Drilling
  • Planting
  • Driving Combine
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Building fence; barb wire and drill stem
  • Taking care of machinery
  • Checking Fences
  • Assisting with calving
  • Vaccinating and doctoring cattle
  • Building maintenance
  • Drilling, harvesting, and spraying of crops
  • Swathing, bailing, raking, and hauling of hay
  • Running stocker cattle on corn stocks and/or grass
  • Checking cattle
  • Doctoring cattle
  • Basic mechanic work

Required Qualifications:

  • Non-Smoker
  • Non-Vapor
  • Punctual
  • Hay experience
  • Takes amazing care of equipment
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
  • Experience with cattle is required
  • Must be comfortable with a stocker operation and building electric fences, barbed wire fences, and drill stem fences

Ability to safely operate equipment that may include:

  • 4-Wheeler
  • Water truck
  • Wheel loader
  • Skid Steer
  • Snowmobile
  • Drill
  • Planter
  • Sweep
  • Truck
  • Hopper Bottom Grain trailer
  • Sprayer
  • Combine
  • Tractor
  • Bailer
  • Swather
  • Trailers
  • Grapples
  • Other ag equipment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cowboy experience
  • Farming experience
  • Operating a sprayer
  • First aid certification
  • Commercial Driver’s License

Top Skills and Proficiencies:

  • Manual dexterity
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Physical strength
  • Stamina
  • Time management
  • Precision
  • Teamwork
  • Adaptability
  • Problem-solving

Background Qualification:

  • Acceptable driving record
  • The results of a criminal background check will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis


This is an agricultural job with 24-hour responsibilities

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

Environment: The Farm hand / Cowboy will be working outdoors throughout all 12 months, facing various weather conditions, including snow, hail, tornadoes, and other events They will operate around large, dangerous pieces of equipment, potentially encountering chemical exposure Working with
animals, often in unpredictable and hazardous situations, is also part of the job


  • Housing Provided
  • Utilities Provided
  • Internet Provided
  • Health Insurance 100% Paid for employee
  • Paid Time off after one year
  • Company pickup Provided
  • Horse Boarding provided for one horse
  • Family friendly environment
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Quarter of Beef provided annually
  • Weekly pay
  • Annual boot allowance
  • School supplies provided for young children


Forward cover letter & resume to our email address. Or call for more info.

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