Ranch Hand needed in Armstrong, Texas

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Location
Armstrong, TX
Job Type
Full Time or Seasonal
Salary
DOE
Date Posted
August 12, 2021
Housing Offered
Yes
Experience
0-2 yrs

Assist with the preparations and implementation of land management techniques, summer projects, ranch/facilities maintenance and hunting season. The ranch hand/seasonal employee will be responsible for ensuring successful operations on the ranch.

Land Management:

  • Operate and maintain heavy equipment to manipulate habitat
  • Disking, backhoe, dozer, shredding, and grading
  • Perform individual plant treatment (IPT) to control invasive species
  • Spray foliar or basal mix on mesquite during the summer
  • Implement prescribed burns
  • Water management – Dove tanks, solar-powered wells, etc.
  • Utilize Geographic Information System (GIS) to map and monitor habitat management
  • Perform surveys and maintain records to monitor rainfall and populations of wildlife
  • Propose ideas to improve habitat for local wildlife

Ranch & Facilities Management:

  • Chainsaw roadways
  • Cut Firewood
  • Upkeep of vehicles and equipment
  • Repair busted water lines
  • Building upkeep
  • Fill and maintain feeders
  • Operate feed truck on a weekly basis
  • Maintain records pertaining to the upkeep of facilities and equipment
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Inventory and stock items needed for the shop during the year
  • Shop equipment and materials
  • Coordinate and direct contractors

Hunting Season:

  • Guide guests for upland game birds, waterfowl, turkey, feral hog, white-tail deer, and nilgai
  • Collect data from harvest information
  • Interact with guest in a professional manner
  • Maintain vehicles, equipment and facilities to professional appearance
  • Operate trail cams and monitor harvestable game
  • Process harvested game
  • Scout wild game prior to season and hunt

Other:

  • Wildlife related degree preferred but not required
  • Must have excellent people skills
  • Ability to adapt and learn in a variety of situations
  • Experience with hand tools, power tools, and other ranch equipment
  • Knowledge of wildlife and hunting practices
  • Fortitude to work in extreme conditions

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

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