Ranch Hand / Wildlife Technician needed in Arcadia, Florida

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Stolen Saddle Ranch

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Location
Arcadia, FL
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
BOE
Date Posted
August 6, 2020
Housing Offered
No
Experience
0-2 yrs

Stolen Saddle Ranch is 11,441 ac located in Arcadia, FL. The ranch is primarily used for recreational hunting, including white-tailed deer, turkey, waterfowl, dove, quail, hog and alligator. The position advertised is for a full-time salaried employee with benefits. The applicant must be willing to work long hours and nights and weekends during hunting season. Applicant must have a strong work ethic, be motivated, show initiative, keep a positive attitude and be willing to learn.

Job Duties will include:

  • Filling and maintaining feeders
  • Invasive/Exotic species control using chemical and mechanical treatments
  • Road maintenance and repair
  • Assist with various wildlife surveys; including aerial surveys, camera surveys, whistle counts, covey call surveys, spotlight surveys
  • Assist with prescribed burning planning and implementation
  • Nest predator trapping with box and leghold traps
  • Feeding established routes for quail
  • Fence building and repair
  • Cleaning and processing harvested game from the property
  • Food plot planting and establishment
  • Brush control
  • Equipment and vehicle maintenance and repair
  • Facilities maintenance and repair
  • Landscaping

Qualifications

  • Experience operating farm equipment and associated implements
  • Experience using hand and power tools
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must be in good physical condition and be willing to work outside in hot/humid conditions
  • 2- or 4-year degree in wildlife management or related field preferred, but not required
  • Plumbing, electrical and welding experience preferred, but not required

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

To apply, Applicants please email your resume with at least 3 references and a cover letter indicating your qualifications and why you are interested in this position.

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