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Lead Ranch Hand (Ranch Foreman Trainee)

Rollins Ranch White

Cartersville, Georgia

Deadline Jan 28, 2022
Job Type Full Time

Summary and Overview:  We are looking for a Cattle Ranch Foreman at our Rollins Ranch White location. Our ideal candidate will be well rounded, have great attention to detail, is teachable, and has a willingness to perform all ranch jobs. Typical Ranch jobs include: cattle care, basic ranch equipment maintenance, hay production, and pasture maintenance.

Responsibilities:  

  • Work closely with the Ranch Manager on overseeing and carrying out day to day ranch operations including weekends and Holidays as necessary.
  • Work with and supervise ranch hands and grounds workers daily (H2A workers as needed).
  • Responsible for carrying out cattle health plan and administer vaccinations and treatments.
  • Livestock Control (fence inspection and maintenance and inspection of working facilities) - Lead and assist with new fence construction as needed.
  • Responsible for carrying out cattle nutritional program and pasture rotations as instructed by Ranch Manager.
  • Monitoring and reporting cattle health and well-being.
  • Calving cows including tagging, tattooing, and weighing newborns as needed.
  • Ranch recordkeeping related to cattle treatments, weights as needed, feed/hay distribution, equipment maintenance, calving, and breeding records as needed.
  • Ensure basic equipment maintenance occurs at proper interval and is performed as needed.
  • Actively involved and lead pasture maintenance (mowing, spraying, and planting).
  • Actively involved and lead hay production 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)
  • Be willing to 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.
  • Assume responsibility in absence of Ranch Manager
  • Contributes to overall ranch success.

Qualifications & Requirements: 

  • Agriculture Degree (Preferably Animal Science), Tractor experience required
  • Minimum 5 years of previous and recent day-to-day beef cattle farm experience
  • Willingness to do all farm work- cattle, hay,  pasture spraying and mowing, water line repair,  maintain aesthetics, and some grounds work as needed (mowing and weed eating)
  • experience is desired but not required, must be willing to learn
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish is desired but not required

Compensation and Benefits:

Rollins Ranches offers a competitive compensation package based on experience.  Ranch Housing is available. Rollins Ranch White also offers standard benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401K, paid vacation, paid sick leave etc.).

HOW TO APPLY

Serious inquiries only Send cover letter and resume to: tbaier@rfallc.com

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