Ranch Property Manager needed in Kendalia, TX ~ $35k-$40k

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Kendalia, TX
Job Type
Full Time
$35,000 - $40,000
Date Posted
August 5, 2020
Housing Offered
5-10 yrs

Job Summary
Working Property Manager will perform maintenance of, and supervise vendors, as needed, for two vacation homes and surrounding buildings on four hundred (400) acres within a high-fenced area. Additionally, the Manager will oversee the safety of wildlife and coordinate general land management throughout the entire 400-acre property.

The Property Manager will work directly with multiple ranch owners to develop goals and strategies for proper ranch operations and procedures for guests of the ranch.

Essential Functions

  • Employee will work in multiple environments, primarily outside and between buildings/houses.
  • The work schedule is generally 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, although this can vary seasonally, with less time in winter months and increased time in summer months due to the frequency of guests.
  • Mowing and Edging – Maintenance to include mowing around houses, outbuildings, tennis court, and creek, or for contracting with a provider for such services. Needed biweekly April – November and weekly if there are guests present. Seasonal attention, especially in spring, to flower bed preparations around homes as well as winterizing as needed.
  • Pools – Maintain swimming pool and hot tub to include weekly checks of all pool equipment and chemical levels. When guests are present, basic tests should be made daily.
  • Perform pest control.
  • Basic procurement of household supplies including cleaning supplies, propane tanks, drinking water for the water station.
  • Perform quarterly equipment checks, replace all A/C filters in all three houses, change water filters, and clean ice makers in creek house.
  • Ensure house systems and amenities are in good working order, including HVAC, phones, television/DirecTV, cellular booster, soft water tank, heated flooring in creek house, landscape lighting and irrigation, electrical systems, and all kitchen appliances.
  • Irrigation – ensure irrigation is working for all three houses. The irrigation system covers multiple acres of lawn.
  • Trees – contract, as needed, for tree feeding, pest control, pruning, etc.
  • Maintenance of several small ranch vehicles, both gas-powered and electric cart.
  • Birds: seasonally clean out/lift/lower purple martin feeders.
  • Miscellaneous and other duties as required.

Land Management duties are also required. Additional details can be given.

Required Skills & Experience

  • At least five years’ experience with rural property management, particularly with Texas hill country homes. Applicant must be motivated to complete projects with little or no direct supervision once trained.
  • Ability to interact via email and text, as well as general computer knowledge to relay information to owners is required.
  • Pleasant interpersonal skills are required to interact with multiple owners, guests, and vendors.
  • Self-starter and motivated.
  • High school diploma required.
  • Capable of lifting, pushing, or pulling up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to follow instructions and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work in various conditions, with exposure to weather elements, noise, and heights.
  • Ability to work in and around water at various levels.
  • Standing, walking, and sitting is routinely required, as well as vision (corrected or uncorrected) that allows for clear visibility at distance but also 20” or less for any detailed needs.
  • Candidate must be able to pass an initial, as well as periodic, drug screening, and background checks.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

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