Ranch Hand needed in Lemmon, South Dakota

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Location
Lemmon, SD
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
Discuss at Interview, Depends on Experience
Date Posted
January 20, 2022
Housing Offered
Maybe
Experience
2-5 yrs

Hermann Hereford Ranch of Lemmon SD is looking for a reliable, motivated, honest, individual who is eager to participate in our farm/ranch operation.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in calving out livestock
  • Getting planting machinery ready
  • Planting (wheat, oats, corn)
  • Branding
  • Livestock handling (low stress handling)
  • Loading and unloading livestock
  • Assisting in preparations for AI yearling heifers.
  • Fencing (repair & build)
  • Moving livestock (with use of 4-wheeler)
  • Haying
  • Animal health (checking, diagnosing, treatment, preventative vaccinations)
  • Livestock feeding (Rations, health, minerals)
  • Hauling cattle to grass
  • Livestock documentation/record keeping
  • Operating equipment necessary for daily chores
  • Driving Tractors and Equipment
  • Maintaining the equipment
  • Repairing equipment
  • Cleaning yards
  • Building panels
  • etc

You will be working closely with the owners of the ranch to learn all daily aspects of the industry. Some work will be required on Sat/Sunday and nights (during calving), however we remain approachable on flexibility.

Requirements:

  • Have reliable vehicle to get to/from work
  • Housing (we will assist in finding housing)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Strong work ethic, great attitude and willingness to work in any weather condition (must have appropriate clothing such as coveralls, boots, hat, gloves, coat, etc)
  • Able to lift 50 lbs regularly and 100+ lbs occasionally.
  • Able to pass a drug test

Possible long-term position for the right person.

Work Site: 18 miles from Lemmon SD. The NW part of the state.

To apply, forward bio & resume to our email address. Or call for more info.

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