Ranch Hand needed in San Gregorio, CA

Pomponio Ranch

Location
San Gregorio, CA
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
Based on experience
Date Posted
August 18, 2020
Housing Offered
Maybe
Experience
0-2 yrs

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Assist Ranch Manager with cattle and livestock operation, including daily care:
  • – – watering,
  • – – feeding,
  • – – grazing, herding in accordance with Holistic Management practices and practicing stress-free handling
  • Sort cattle as necessary in order to tag, castrate, vaccinate, etc.
  • Assist in tagging, castrating, and administering vaccinations to cattle
  • Set up paddocks with portable electric fencing.
  • Maintain farm/ranch structures, e.g. buildings, fences (electric single line, electric portable and barbed wire)
  • Repair roads and maintain as needed
  • Irrigation:
  • – – Properly water the pastures with wheel-line and handset irrigation.
  • – – Maintain pumps associated with water/irrigation operations.
  • Maintain and ensure ranch/farm equipment is in good operating order
  • Assist with horses and Alpacas as needed, e.g. feeding, exercising, grooming, blanketing and keeping paddocks cleaned.
  • Haul cattle and grain
  • Pick up and deliver meat
  • Overall maintaining and ensuring the entire Ranch is clean and neat.
  • Operate ATVs, trucks, and other machinery/equipment
  • Act as emergency onsite contact on Ranch as needed

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • At least 1-2 years of experience and knowledge working on a ranch
  • At least 3 years of cattle experience and hauling livestock
  • Knowledge of safe work practices around horses and other livestock
  • Cattle and pasture experience (Holistic Management knowledge a plus)
  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance with mechanical and electrical aptitude
  • Experience in monitoring animal appearance/behavior and communicating any necessary information to superiors
  • Must have proof of authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older and drug-free
  • Clear background check
  • Strong communication skills
  • Work effectively with minimal supervision, self-motivated and self-starter

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to work outdoors, on uneven, slippery terrain in varying weather conditions with dust and allergens
  • Ability to twist, bend, kneel, climb, lift 100 lbs., and use hand tools as necessary
  • Safely operate ATV
  • Strong commitment to teamwork
  • Ability to adhere to the organization's policies, procedures and regulations
  • Ability to adapt to changes throughout the day
  • Must have a California Driver’s License and Class A Commercial license
  • Working weekends is required

Housing is available for the right person.

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

Visit website here: http://www.pomponioranchstallions.com/

Email
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