Ranch Hand, Seasonal

KBAR

Myrtle Creek , Oregon

POSITION PURPOSE:

Perform variety of duties related to operating a ranching/farming business including but not limited to caring for livestock, irrigation systems, operating farming machinery, planting, baling and loading crops, maintenance and repair of equipment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Cultivate, plant, spray, weed, and harvest crops and fields.
  • Build and repair fences.
  • Mow, rake, bale and load (mechanically and physically) crops.
  • Feed, gather and doctor livestock.
  • Drive or operate farm machinery, such as trucks, tractors, or self-propelled harvesters, to transport workers or supplies and to cultivate or harvest fields.
  • Perform hardscape activities, including installation and repair of irrigation systems, resurfacing and grading of paths, rockwork, and erosion control.
  • Assist with minor maintenance and repair of ranch/farm equipment (i.e. replace blades, grease machines, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate required. Associates Degree in Agriculture strongly preferred.
  • 3+ years verifiable experience working on a professional ranch or farm required.
  • 3+ years experience with Irrigation, Livestock and Heavy Equipment Operations required.
  • Basic mechanic abilities required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Able to handle multiple priorities and tasks at once in a fast-paced environment.
  • Valid Oregon CDL preferred, current Oregon Drivers License, with farm endorsement required with the ability to qualify for the UIDC’s Drivers Program.

HOW TO APPLY

http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=UIDC&cws=1&rid=4717&