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Lead Ranch Hand (Ranch Foreman Trainee)

Rollins Ranch White

Rydal, Georgia

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)
  • I. 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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