Ranch Manager needed at Family Owned Operation in Texas

San Gabriel Ranch

Lampasas, TX
Job Type
Full Time
Based on Experience
Date Posted
October 21, 2019
Housing Offered
2-5 yrs

Description of Operations:

  • Ranch Manager – Full Time
  • 660 Acre cattle ranch near Lampasas, TX
  • Commercial 2-300 head cow/calf operation – mixed breed and registered Angus
  • Family-owned operation with some family living on location
  • Pastures are fenced (mostly barbed wire -some electric) for cattle rotation
  • Fields are grazed with most additional forage bought from third parties

Job Requirements:

  • Maintain accurate herd data, herd health records, immunizations, and treatment protocols
  • Rotate cattle between pastures as needed
  • Run and maintain light and heavy machinery:
  • — John Deere tractors and multiple attachments
  • — Skid Steer and multiple attachments
  • — Backhoe
  • — Dump Trailer plus stock and multiple length trailers
  • — Trencher, mowers, brush hogs, weed eaters, blowers, power washers, etc.
  • Proficient in light welding and carpentry
  • Mechanical ability for equipment maintenance and minor repair
  • Forage and field management; planting, fertilization, weed control, and irrigation
  • Standard ranch maintenance:
  • — Maintain quality fence lines
  • — Brush control and removal
  • — Yard and grounds maintenance around four houses, two barns, and stables
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills; Word, Excel, Adobe, Email
  • Artificial Insemination training and experience is a positive, but not required
  • Monitor and maintain the security of all lands, houses and assets.


  • Commensurate with experience. Living on Ranch is required.
  • Housing provided: Three bedroom, 2.5 bath house, with modern appliances in excellent condition
  • Electricity, water, trash service, home pest control included
  • Ranch vehicles used for ranch business. Candidate uses own vehicle for personal business.


  • Start Date: 2019. Flexible to meet the candidate’s current work and/or family situation
  • Preference to veterans. Young single or young couple with/without children.
  • Horses and pets are permitted
  • Honest and hard worker that can participate in accomplishing common goals, pay attention to detail, and improve the Ranch operations is the primary requirement
  • Continuously striving to keep equipment, grounds, garden, yards, barns, and stables in good repair and neat is required.
  • Candidate must be a self-starter that brings independent ideas to the operation to assist the owners in improving the overall Ranch operations.

A complete and thorough background check will be obtained as part of the interview process.

Contact only by email with full resume, photo(s) and reference list to email.

[email protected]

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