Job details

Salary

$38,000 – $42,500 a year

Job Type

Full-time

Number of hires for this role

1

Qualifications

    • Associate (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Ranch Foreman

Work closely with Ranch Manager overseeing and carrying out day to day ranch operations including weekends and Holidays:

  • Work with and supervise ranch hands and grounds workers daily and H2A workers as needed
  • Carry out cattle health plan and administer vaccinations and treatments
  • Carry out cattle nutritional program and pasture rotations as instructed by Ranch Manager
  • Be responsible for calving cows including tagging, tattooing, and weighing newborns as needed
  • Keep necessary records such as cattle treatments, weights as needed, feed/hay distribution, equipment maintenance, calving, and breeding records as needed
  • Insure basic equipment maintenance occurs at proper interval and perform as needed
  • Be actively involved and lead pasture maintenance (mowing, spraying, and planting)
  • Be actively involved and lead hay production as needed
  • Insure that fences are maintained and contribute to fence repairs and new fence construction as needed
  • Maintain water troughs and do what is necessary to insure that cattle have access to water at all times
  • Oversee/supervise outside contractors as needed (fertilizer, lime, feed deliveries, and others)
  • Fill in where needed in the absence of other workers or if the workload requires additional assistance
  • Be observant and aware of all ranch happenings and conditions and report appropriately to Ranch Manager
  • Set a good example and uphold high standards (in everything from integrity to ranch aesthetics)
  • Assume responsibility in absence of Ranch Manager
  • Contribute to overall ranch success

Expected results, general guidelines, schedules, oversight, and any details needed will be provided by Ranch Manager

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Minimum of 5 years of prior cattle experience
  • Animal Science or Agriculture related degree preferred
  • A.I. experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Well rounded knowledge, attention to detail, teach-ability, and willingness to do all ranch jobs
  • General ranch equipment experience including basic maintenance, hay production, and pasture maintenance
  • Ability to keep good records

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $38,000.00 – $42,500.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Weekends

COVID-19 considerations:
Work is mostly outdoors and not in close contact with others.

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

Experience:

  • supervisory: 1 year (Preferred)
  • cattle management: 4 years (Preferred)

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented — quality and precision-focused
  • Outcome-oriented — results-focused with strong performance culture
  • Stable — traditional, stable, strong processes
  • People-oriented — supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place