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Lead Ranch Hand
Darrigans Willow Creek Holdings LLC

Title:Lead Ranch Hand
Description:Ranch Description:
The ranch encompasses approximately 24,000 acres of deeded land and grazing leases. The owners are committed to conservation and improving the health of the land for wildlife and livestock through responsible grazing management.

The ranch utilizes its grass resources for the grazing of cattle, including: yearlings, pairs, and replacement heifers. The grazing season is carefully planned out each season to fully optimize forage resources while implementing strategic moves to improve range health through animal impact and appropriate rest. Cell grazing and extensive herding is used to achieve grazing objectives.

Critical to the success of the ranch operations are the infrastructure maintenance needs and the utilization of the irrigation water.

Noxious weed identification
Pairing out
Tagging calves
Predator control
Stock water management/maintenance
Build and maintain fence to achieve grazing/wildlife objectives
Daily rangeland health and utilization monitoring
Herding to manage grazing objectives
Safely and quietly pasture doctoring cattle
Trail maintenance
Irrigation of hay meadows
Maintenance and repairs of equipment

The successful candidate should have the following personal qualities:
Self-motivation, self-starting
Openness to new ideas and non-traditional techniques of ranch management
Collaborative mindset: a team player
Attention to detail
Common Sense
Safety conscious

The successful candidate should have the following work-related skills and abilities:
Strong horsemanship skills, ability to ride long hours in rough terrain
Low stress livestock handling experience
Animal husbandry
Ability to ride ATV
Ability to drive pickup and pull long trailers
Walking, hiking several miles in a day
Ability to lift at least 50 pounds
Willingness and ability to work long hours and do rigorous physical work
Pasture Roping/Doctoring ability
Fencing Experience
Experience With flood irrigation
Waterline and well maintenance
Equipment Operation

Competitive salary, Seasonal housing available, Season end bonus, Board for two personal using horses (no outside horses).

Contact Information:
Please Submit Resume and letter of introductions to:
Company:Darrigans Willow Creek Holdings LLC
Post Date:3/15/19
Close Date:Open Until Filled
Location:Cora, Wyoming

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