Ranch Hand needed near Douglas, Wyoming ~ Housing included

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Hardy Ranch LLC

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Douglas, WY
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
October 18, 2021
Housing Offered
2-5 yrs

Ranch Hand Position

About Hardy Ranch LLC
Hardy Ranch is a maintenance driven ranch focusing on preserving the quality of the land, livestock and natural resources. We are located north of Douglas, Wyoming.

This position is not a cowboy job; we utilize side by sides as daily transportation and for the use of herding livestock.

We are looking for an individual or a couple who is self motivated and energetic, with a can-do attitude that is willing to learn on the job.

Housing will be provided in a beautiful, newly renovated home with four bedrooms and two bathrooms. Appliances provided include: a fridge, dishwasher, microwave, washer and dryer. High speed Internet, dish network, and all utilities are provided.

A side by side will be made available for work purposes; it is outfitted with air conditioning and heat.

Salary begins at $2,000 a month per household, after a 90-day evaluation, changes may occur.

Job Summary:

Individual/s are responsible for the care of livestock, land, mending/tending to fence lines, maintaining and servicing equipment, maintaining yards and structures. Essential tasks include:

  • Daily chores (feeding livestock, caring for working dogs, cut and stack firewood)
  • Aid in installation and maintenance of watering systems
  • Operation and maintenance of heavy and light duty equipment
  • Welding and shop work
  • Build and maintain fence lines, snow structures, and corrals
  • Flood irrigation of hay fields
  • Eradication of prairie dogs and pocket gophers
  • Eradication of weeds and application of pesticides
  • Basic animal husbandry and veterinary tasks (including but not limited to feeding, checking water sources, distribution of salt and mineral, dosing of antibiotics and other medication, and basic doctoring)
  • Assist in all operations regarding sheep work (including but not limited to weaning, shearing, shipping, and docking)
  • Assist in moving sheep into various pastures and shelters based upon current weather and season

Essential Requirements:

  • Solid work ethic
  • Decision making skills
  • Communication skills
  • Take pride in work well done
  • Basic animal husbandry/veterinary skills
  • Basic knowledge of welding and fabrication
  • Operation of heavy machinery (skid loaders, feed trucks, side by sides)
  • Basic carpentry
  • General cleanliness and tidiness as a person
  • Clean driving record
  • Time management skills
  • Flexible and adaptable to a wide variety of situations
  • Be an effective problem solver
  • Team player
  • Dependable

To apply: Please email us with the following:

  • A Resume
  • Cover letter
  • References
  • Contact Information

We look forward to hearing from you.

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