Ranch Manager / Caretaker / Cook needed in Teton Valley, Idaho ~ Couples welcome ~ $40k-$50k+

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Teton Valley, ID
Job Type
Full Time
$40,000 - $50,000+
Date Posted
August 26, 2023
Housing Offered
2-5 yrs

Looking for a couple to manage a small 100+ acre ranch in Teton Valley, ID to act as caretaker, cook, housecleaner, manager of three homes on property which consists of a main house, guest house and caretaker residence. They will also be responsible for managing mini storage.

  • Care for horses and chickens on property.
  • Performing all required grounds keeping and garden duties including planting, mowing, trimming, weeding, yard and tree fertilizing, watering, and maintaining the irrigation and sprinkler systems as necessary or directed.
  • Providing house cleaning and maintenance on a regular basis; and providing periodic help with cleaning, cooking, and laundry when family comes. This is a second home so owners are not always on site.
  • Putting up indoor and outdoor seasonal decorations as required and outdoor lights on various houses and outbuildings; taking decorations down and returning them to storage.
  • Removing snow as necessary for houses and walking areas.
  • Operating a tractor for baling hay and plowing snow seasonally.
  • Handling maintenance and repairing for all of the facilities and machinery on property.
  • Reporting current problems or anticipated problems.
  • Hauling away and properly disposing of household and area trash.
  • Checking on site buildings and property not less than every other day during good weather and every day during poor weather assuring security and maintenance.
  • Keeping house and yard in clean and orderly condition.
  • Keeping records of routine purchases such as supplies, parts, feed, seed, gasoline, etc. and submit on a regular basis; ordering replacement stock as needed and authorized.
  • Communicating and taking direction from family members and their guests in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Equipment and maintenance knowledge / mechanical, electrical aptitude
  • Making suggestions and recommendations to owner regarding maintenance and enhancements to property/homes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum requirements include:

  • Experience with horses and operating a tractor.
  • Work experience, cooking and household skills, handyman skills, and general maintenance skills.
  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to follow instructions accurately.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Flexibility to work weekends and holidays when family visits.
  • Possession of a valid Driver’s License with an acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
  • English language fluency, verbal and written.
  • Acceptable results of a pre-employment background check and drug test.

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary. Private Caretaker Home on Property is provided.

Experience level:

Preferred past caretaker experience


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