Ranch Manager needed at Family Owned Operation in Texas

San Gabriel Ranch

State
Lampasas, TX
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
Based on Experience
Date Posted
October 21, 2019
Housing Offered
Yes
Experience
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.

Salary:

  • 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.

Summary:

  • 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
[email protected]

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