[FILLED] Ranch Hand Needed in Northern California

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Private Family

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Morgan Hill, CA
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
July 22, 2016

Small private family ranch needs a ranch hand / land caretaker to manage all aspects of the property on a daily basis. Our ranch is a simple operation with 15 to 20 cows, a few horses, older barns, and a dog. We are located in Morgan Hill, CA, which is Northern California near San Jose and San Francisco.

We are looking for someone with the following skills:
• Animal Care – Daily feeding and care of animals as well as cleaning.
• Landscaping – Maintenance and new installation. Tree trimming, irrigation, mowing and general upkeep of the property. New installation of grass, irrigation system and vegetation
• Fencing – New construction of barbed wire as well as a residential no climb fence. Maintenance of older barbed wire fencing.
• Water Management – Maintenance of water for animals as well as property, including troughs, water lines, irrigation, etc.
• Handyman – plumbing, electrical, concrete and carpentry repair work as well as building shade structures.
• Operate Machinery – Such as tractors and landscape machinery, tools, and riding mower.
• Individual Requirements – Highly motivated, honest, dependable, hardworking, non-smoker, and able to work with little to no supervision.

English is required. Must be able to follow instructions and communicate effectively with ranch owners. Flexibility is a must. Rarely but sometimes, there are urgent situations like a calf being born, or an illness, or a broken water pipe.

Please note this is not a horse operation. Taking care of the animals is important but it is only a small portion of the day. The rest of the day is oriented more towards manual labor projects.

Includes $1300 a month gross salary plus a private residence and free utilities. Position is suitable for an individual or a couple. Background check will be run. If you are interested, I look forward to speaking with you to determine if this is a fit!




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