The ranch is a cow/calf/yearling operation that runs approximately 400 mother cows and encompasses approximately 8700 acres with forestry permits. We use stockdogs to work the cattle. We also raise, train and sell horses. Our yard is high maintenance and arborist experience is an asset. The family has a protection dog, an experienced dog handler is a must.
Must be motivated and able to work unsupervised
Run and maintain farm tractors, atv's, chainsaw and skid steer
Arborist experience an asset
Must be an experienced dog handler
Must be able to work long hours with some heavy manual labour. Weekend work is required.
Record keeping and computer skills
Communicate with various vendors and track inventories
Animal husbandry skills (recognize symptoms early and treat sick livestock, feed livestock, low stress handling)
Horsemanship skills required for training and roping
Willing to work with a female general manager
Ranch management skills
Open to ongoing continuing education.
Wage increase upon performance review after three months of work.