Ranch Manager

The Rosewood Corporation

Van,  Texas

Please review the job description below.  Interested and qualified applicants can send a resume to Sherrie McAden, Director of Human Resources at smcaden@rosewd.com


The Ranch Manager is accountable to manage and assist in the completion of the day-to-day activities involving the protection, maintenance and enhancement of the ranch facility including the grounds, lakes, buildings, houses, equipment, machinery, and cattle/wildlife for the benefit of the customers.


  • Prepares work schedules, assigns work and oversees the work product of employees and contractors
  • Demonstrate a positive, professional and client-oriented attitude with employees, customers and management.
  • Constantly strive to improve the property, buildings and housing to better meet customer expectations
  • Regular communication with Rosewood regarding property questions, issues, requests, etc.
  • Develop budget and manage the property within the approved budget
  • Secures estimates and cost quotes for contractor work
  • Manage subcontractors and major capital improvement projects
  • Review and approve vendors/contractors invoices
  • Maintain complete and accurate property files and records, with an emphasis on documentation for future reference.
  • Provide prompt, detailed and accurate general status reports
  • 24-hour “on-call” status to deal with emergencies at the property
  • Develops and maintains a preventative maintenance schedule program for equipment, machinery, buildings and houses
  • Enforces sound safety and housekeeping practices
  • Manages the maintenance of the lakes on property for proper balance of the ecosystem to promote large black bass, hybrid striped bass and crappie. Consult with lake experts when necessary
  • Manages the maintenance of peach and pecan orchards; and vegetable garden
  • Manages the care and needs of the cattle on the property. Consult with experts when necessary
  • Operates various tools and machinery such as: tractor, front end loader, dump truck, lawnmower, pull mower, weed-eater, chainsaw, jigsaw, brush cutter, drills, general tools


  • Manages and coordinates the work of employees and contract labor who repair and maintain the property, buildings, houses, equipment and machinery.
  • Must live on the property
  • High School diploma or GED plus 5 years related experience
  • Professional and customer service oriented focus
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Experience with equipment and machinery

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