Ranch Caretaker Couple Wanted Year-Round - Between Reserve and Datil, NM

Ranch Caretaker Couple Wanted Year-Round - Between Reserve and Datil, NM

Posted: 8/28/2018 - 10:52 am

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We are looking for year-round Ranch Caretakers (couple preferred) for a small prairie ranch near Old Horse Springs, New Mexico between Reserve and Datil, NM (7,000 feet with cold winters and semi-hot summers).

Duties include the following for a 10 cow/calf operation on 1,250 acres:  branding and roundup (1-2 times per year), fence maintenance, and watering (daily) and feeding (as needed) livestock; providing ranch security; maintaining bunk house residence/yard (ability to perform carpentry, plumbing, painting, etc.); and feeding/watering feral cats.

Ranch owner will provide unfurnished housing on property (3 bedroom/2 bath bunk house with refrigerator, stove, washer, dryer, dishwasher, wood burning stove (only source of heat), and well water. Personal pets, horses, etc. are negotiable.

Previous ranch experience is required. Caretakers must have valid driver’s license, clean driving record, no criminal record, and no outstanding warrants (able to pass a background check).

Must enjoy living in remote, beautiful area and working outdoors in a ranch environment, have excellent communication skills, have a successful, self-sufficient ranch/farm work history, and able to be proactive and identify ranch/farm issues (consult ranch owner and address issues in a timely manner).

This is not a paid position. Stable income is recommended as employment is limited (40 miles to nearest towns).

 

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