FEATURED JOB OPENING: Quiet Private Ranch - Ranch Work Couple - Myakka City, FL

FEATURED JOB OPENING: Quiet Private Ranch - Ranch Work Couple - Myakka City, FL

Posted: 9/1/2023

This oppportunity is for those who are seeking a peaceful, private, rural ranch lifestyle.  Our ranch has a small herd of cattle, chickens and a food forest as well as raised bed gardens.  Part Time work in exchange for RV lot with utilities on lovely, private small ranch east of Sarasota Florida.  Internet, 50Amp power, sewer, water.  Responsibilities include care and maintenance of livestock, mechanical care of small engines, gardening, irrigation, handyman, lawn care, weeding, pruning, fertilizing, fruit tree care, etc for small ranch.  All equipment and tools needed are provided. Must have experience operating a tractor.

Must have experience and be self-starters, problem-solvers and learners with a servant's heart temperment.  This is a drama free environment.  Prior recent experience in farm/ranch service roles required with demonstrated performance working for owners. Takes direction well and also works and learns independently.  Each person is encouraged to contribute their giftings to the stewardship and care of the ranch.  Approx. 20 total hours per week required in exchange for lot.  This opportunity is best fit for those who are looking to get away from the fray, stay active and productive, and enjoy rural living in sunny Florida year round.

Typical schedule is as follows:   Monday - Friday 9am - noon (2 people x 2 hours a day each) and Saturday & Sunday 9-9;30 (2 people x 1/2 hours each).   The work must be done daily. (This is not an opportunity where you can just work a couple of days a week.)  Each person must be able to lift and carry 50lb bags of feed and other materials.

Best fit for applicants with income from independent sources such as remote working, retirement, pension, other as it is required that you stay on the property and not have a job which would take you away from the ranch on a daily basis.  THIS IS A YEAR ROUND COMMITMENT, YOU MUST BE HERE IN THE SUMMER. Monthly stipend and/or pay available for qualified candidates and dependent on work arrangement. 

NO PETS. This is a year round position and one year minimum commitment is required.

RV lot with utilities, power, water, sewer, internet and electric. 

Available October 1, 2023

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