AC Land & Cattle

Mobridge, South Dakota

Job Type Full Time

Ranch Employee Wanted:

Learn practical skills and gain the experience necessary to become a top ranch manager. We are looking for a family-friendly employee to take an active role on our ranch under a second-generation owner with more than 60 years of experience and the leadership of one other employee. Our ranch has about 9,000 acres including 500 acres of hayland, 600 cows/heifers, 325 weanlings, and 40+bulls. This position will be gaining experience in the following areas:

  • Natural cattle raising under GAP and IMI certifications
  • Gentle cattle handling 
  • Rotational grazing (including one-wire pig-tail fences and perimeter barbwire fences).
  • Calving and tagging
  • Maintaining computerized records
  • Supplemental feeding in the winter
  • Other projects as necessary…


  • Must expect long ranching hours, be able to lift heavy objects, and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must go through a complete background and credit check and offer references. 
  • Must be good with children (6-15). 
  • Strongly recommend completely the free, online Cow/Calf BQA certification @
  • We are a conservative Christian family and while this position is open to people of all faiths, successful applicants must be able to respect and live within the boundaries of our way of life. This includes no sleeping around, no getting drunk, no drugs, no smoking, no porn, no cussing around children.


  • Salary $25,000-$50,000 and dependent on motivation and experience
  • Workman’s Comp Insurance included
  • Private bedroom, and shared kitchen and bath ranch housing, electricity, water/sewer
  • Truck and gas for ranch projects
  • Option to run some animals if qualified for our certification programs
  • There is a 3,000-person town just 10 minutes away with schools, a hospital, a library, multiple grocery stores, restaurants, fast food, general stores and gift shops, etc.

Ideal start date sometime between March/May 2023. Email your work experience and references to:

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