Ranch Hand needed at 10,000 acre Working Cattle Ranch in western Montana

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Cross Canyon Ranch

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Avon, MT
Job Type
Full Time, Year round
Depends on experience
Date Posted
March 5, 2024
Housing Offered
0-2 yrs

Cross Canyon Ranch is in western Montana and is a beautiful 10,000-acre ranch with abundant game and wildlife. It is a working cattle ranch with over 400 cow/calf pairs plus yearlings.

We are looking for a resident Ranch Hand who will assist the Ranch Manager with the following duties:

General Ranching

  • Haying and operating haying equipment
  • Fixing and building fence
  • Feeding hay with processor in winter
  • Performing hard physical labor and lifting in excess of 100 pounds at a time

Equipment operation

  • Operation of tractors backhoe, skid steer, and hay equipment
  • Welding
  • Maintaining equipment

Cattle/Horse duties

  • Low stress cattle handling skills
  • Moving to and from forest by horse
  • Moving to new pastures by horse
  • Checking cattle by horse weekly
  • Doctoring
  • Calving/Tagging


  • Flood irrigation

Experience is great but a great attitude and can-do attitude is a must.

I am willing to train for the right individual.

Nice House and utilities are part of the wage.

Monthly wage is very competitive and based on experience.

This is a drug free ranch.

This work is difficult and demanding. The pure physical effort needed cannot be overstated.


Forward cover letter & resume to our email address.

Cross Canyon Ranch - Montana

Cross Canyon Ranch - Montana

Cross Canyon Ranch - Montana

Cross Canyon Ranch - Montana

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