Ranch Hand & Horse Care help needed in Watkins, Colorado

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Raleigh House of Hope

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Location
Watkins, CO
Job Type
Full or Part Time
Salary
Starting at $17 an hour
Date Posted
March 11, 2022
Housing Offered
No
Experience
2-5 yrs

About RHH:
The Raleigh House of Hope is a nationally recognized substance abuse treatment provider. Integrating traditional, holistic and experiential therapies, we support clients to actively participate in their recovery. Here clients grow and heal through individual and group therapies, equine and art therapy, indoor rock-climbing, horticulture and gardening, meditative yoga with a trauma-informed facilitator, and walk our outdoor walking trail.

About the position:
The Ranch Hand will assist with daily morning and afternoon chores around the Watkins property. Chores will include mucking horse stalls, feeding animals, maintaining facilities and general maintenance of the facilities. Direct experience working with horses is preferred for this position. The right candidate for this position will possess the ability to complete all daily tasks proficiently without regular supervision, have a strong understanding of equine care, ability to work in a variety of outdoor work conditions and have compassion for helping others.

Essential Functions:
-Completing daily assigned chores throughout the ranch.
-Maintaining and caring for the horses on the property, which may include brushing, mucking stalls, feeding, assisting with exercise for the horses, providing -medication to the horses, etc.
-Monitoring waste systems and sump pump.
-Maintenance of the property grounds included trash, snow removal, tumbleweed pick up, general care etc.
-Ensuring property is free of fire hazards.
-Routinely checking HVAC systems and replacing filters as needed.
-Assisting with any project around the ranch that may be assigned.
-Inventorying and stocking all ranch essential supplies.
-May be assigned to assist in horticulture care.

Educations and Other Employment Requirements:
-High School Diploma preferred.
-Experience working directly with horses preferred.
-Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions that occur in the Colorado plains (snow, wind, rain and heat).
-Experience operation farm equipment preferred.
-Proficient with general ranch maintenance and troubleshooting.
-Possess a valid drivers license and have a reliable form of transportation.
-While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
-Physical Demands: Must be able to lift, carry and balance up to 50 pounds (100 pounds with assistance), may include sitting or standing for extended periods of time, as well as stooping, bending over and/or crouching.
-Willingness to complete a pre-employment drug screen.

Benefits (For Full Time Employees):
-Health Insurance.
-Employer Paid Life/AD&D.
-Dental, Vision, and Voluntary Life/AD&D plans offered.
-Paid Time Off.
-Paid Sick Leave.
-401k Plans Offered.

Starting Pay: $17 an hour

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

The Raleigh House of Hope

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