Ranch Manager needed at Large, Historic West Texas Ranch ~ Housing included

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West Texas
Job Type
Full Time, Year round
Date Posted
May 6, 2024
Housing Offered
5-10 yrs

We are looking for a motivated individual to join the team and help carry out our vision and goals.

This is a modern ranching enterprise focused on asset management, natural resource conservation, infrastructure improvement, hospitality for ranch owner and guests.

Ranch activities here are diverse and ideal candidate will need to wear many hats, requiring someone who has an open mind and can see the big picture, plan for the long term, forecast and get ahead of problems.

Strong leadership is desired. There are additional full time ranch employees who will report to the ranch manager. Thoughtfulness and respect towards the staff is important.

We have many ongoing and future construction projects, using both outside contractors and in house labor. Ideal candidate would have basic aptitude for and interest in construction and willingness to increase that knowledge as the job requires.

Extreme attention to detail is a must. Ranch grounds, facilities, and equipment are complex and must be maintained at a high level.

The ranch runs a small herd of beef cattle, using grazing as a management tool for grassland restoration. Stockmanship, horsemanship, and low stress livestock handling are taken seriously.

Location, distances, topography of the ranch require focus on efficiency and time management.

Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Computer skills are needed including proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, mapping software, etc.

Candidate should have a savvy for numbers, ability to budget for expenditures, take competitive bids for projects large and small, and ensure high value for dollars spent.

Familiarity with living and operating in a desert environment is a plus.

If you strive for excellence and enjoy learning and seeing improvement, we offer an uncommon opportunity. For the right person, this job can be the best of what west Texas has to offer.

Some travel to other area ranches under same the same ownership will be required to collaborate on projects.

Experience in all these areas is important, but ultimately we are looking a person who is the right fit in the dynamics of our organization.

Part time employment available for spouse depending on interest and skills.

Ranch manager reports to and will work closely with Area Ranch Manager.

Competitive salary BOE. Excellent housing provided. Benefits include paid vacation, group health plans (medical, vision, dental, life insurance), 401(k) retirement plan with company match.


Submit cover letter, resume with full work history, and four references to our email address listed. Please use the cover letter as an opportunity to tell a bit about yourself, your interests and goals, and why you can be an asset to our team. We will follow up with all applicants to confirm receipt of resume. References will not be contacted prior to interviews and your consent.

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