[FILLED] Wildlife Specialist Needed – 56,000 acre ranch South Texas

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Sweden Ranch LP

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Benavides, Texas
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
October 19, 2016

Job Objective:

Assist ranch management with meeting the goals and objectives of daily operations, maintenance, and natural resource management on 56,000 acre property.

Essential Job Responsibilities
• Assist with maintenance and management of water development on the ranch
• Assist with hunting/ family/ guest relations
• Maintain an intensive supplemental feeding program for deer and exotic animals
• Develop and maintain food plots for deer and game birds
• Keep detailed computer records of game camera scouting
• Predator control of feral hogs and coyotes
• Clean up and beautification of ranch
• Application of herbicides to manage habitat, fencerows, and water traps
• Maintenance and upkeep of ranch equipment, vehicles, and facilities
• Heavy equipment operation and maintenance (tractors, skid steers, backhoe’s)
• Fence construction, repair, and maintenance
• Provide excellent customer service to family and guests
• Ability to keep a positive attitude and work weekends when needed.
• Wildlife Specialist must have the ability to work anytime from September – February, including weekends and Holidays.
• Assist with any and other ranch activities as assigned by ranch management to aid in the development and startup process of ranching and wildlife operations

Other Job Responsibilities
• Ability to be available 24 hours per day (on call for questions, emergencies, etc.).
• Maintains employee confidence and protects company assets, including intellectual property, by keeping information confidential.
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

• Operation and maintenance of heavy equipment
• Ability to accurately solve problems
• Ability to work established work schedule
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other departments, officials, and the public
• Ability to consider safety in all decisions
• Ability to create a hospitable environment
• Ability to complete multiple, diverse tasks of differing priorities
• Ability to successfully perform the responsibilities of this position
• MUST be able to create a hospitable environment and keep a positive attitude.
• Must develop and master understanding of ranch organizational responsibilities for each department and abide by all policies
• Must be a team player and possess excellent communication skills
• Must have a valid driver’s license in good standing, the ability to be an approved driver for the company and to safely operate vehicles
• Must have the ability to traverse rough terrain and work independently in harsh conditions

Salary: Very Competitive; DOE; includes benefits and bonus program



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