Ranch Manager Couple Needed in Oklahoma

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Riverbend Ranch

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Bennington,Oklahoma
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
$32k -35k +bonus, +housing
Date Posted
June 1, 2015

Couple — Ranch Manager Team
Riverbend Ranch, near Bennington, OK

Full time, resident position on a 1,300 acre recreational ranch near Bennington, OK. The ranch is located on the Red River, approximately 90 miles north of the Dallas, TX, 30 miles east of Durant, OK. Farm/Ranch life experience is required.

The ranch owners are 2 families who are part-time residents with separate households. We have a small Longhorn herd and 1,300 acres of high fenced prime wildlife habitat.

We’re seeking a hard working, patriotic, Christian couple to help us manage and continually improve our beautiful recreational ranch. The previous ranch management couple is retiring from ranch management after 7 years on the ranch.

Husband’s Experience:
• Knowledge in HVAC, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, masonry, painting and drywall
• Experience in farm/ranch machinery and heavy equipment operations, maintenance and repair
• Experience in automotive and ranch vehicle operations, maintenance and repair
• Experience in welding
• Experience in landscape maintenance
• Knowledge to efficiently prioritize ranch work
• Working familiarity with computer technology and applications, including MS Office (Word and Excel), Quickbooks and email
• Experience in managing a budget and expense account
• Knowledge to maintain extensive ranch records
• Knowledge in operating and maintaining FCC regulated radio communication systems is a plus
• Experience in livestock care and management is helpful
• Experience in wildlife habitat management desired
• Some heavy lifting
• Must speak and write English

Wife’s Experience:
• Ranch households cleaning
• Maintain households
• Experience with laundry
• Able to cook meals when requested
• Shop for groceries
• Must be able to lift 10-40 lbs
• Must speak and write English

Other:
• Must be a U.S. citizen
• Must have at least 5 years of farm/ranch life experience and provide references
• Must clear a criminal background check
• Must pass drug test
• Must be able to occasionally work nights, weekends and holidays when required
• Must have valid driver license

Required experience
• Farm/Ranch life experience: 5 years

What we offer:
• Ranch lifestyle
• Housing with utilities
• Ranch vehicle
• Salary range of $32,000 – $35,000, dependent on qualifications and experience
• Bonus, based on performance
• Paid vacation and holidays

How to apply:
• Please send resume with letter of interest to [email protected]

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