POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:

stockman / Grazier


DURATION: Position is year-round, full-time. 

POSITION EFFECTIVENESS AREAS AND JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:  

 Effectiveness areas:

  • Low-stress Livestock Handling (click here for more info)

  • Implementing graze plans and practicing SLS graze methods

  • Sustaining herd health and achieving animal performance goals

  • Applying safe, common-sense horsemanship and above-average roping ability

  • Utilizing safe, efficient equipment operation skills and possessing above

    average mechanical aptitude

Job duties:

  • Livestock handling and herding

  • Implement intensive grazing plans

  • Monitoring rangeland conditions and livestock nutrition and health

  • Monitoring animal behavior in order to identify problems or opportunities

  • Doctoring and processing livestock, including pasture doctoring

  • Fence building and repair, including extensive poly-wire use

  • Salt and mineral distribution

  • General maintenance of buildings and equipment and sometimes mechanical

    feeding

  • Development and maintenance of springs

  • Weed spraying

  • Horseshoeing

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING PERSONAL QUALITIES:

  1. Initiative

  2. Self-motivation, self-starting

  3. Openness to new ideas and non-traditional techniques of ranch management

  4. Collaborative mindset: a team player

  5. Willingness and comfort to work both alone and with others in a team environment

  6. Willingness to work with and teach interns and apprentices

  7. Strong communication skills

  8. Eagerness to learn

  9. Attention to detail

  10. Common Sense

  11. Adaptability

  12. Gumption

 THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING WORK-RELATED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  1. Strong horsemanship skills in rough terrain

  2. Ability to rope and doctor cattle in pastures

  3. Livestock experience

  4. Ability to ride ATV

  5. Walking, hiking several miles in a day

  6. Ability to lift at least 50 pounds

  7. Willingness and ability to work long hours and do rigorous physical work

 COMPENSATION:

  1. Competitive salary based on experience and skill set, 401(k), profit sharing, beef, and paid vacation.

  2. Housing: 3-bedroom, 2-bath house at ranch headquarters located 20 miles south of Cascade, MT.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and References to:  flyingvemployment@gmail.com, or apply below:

 


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