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Ranch Jobs: Wanted - Ranch Caretaker/Manager for Home Owner’s Association on a 774 Acre Ranch - Montana SOLD #103323
Posted by: faithnofear [see other ads by this poster]
City: Bozeman [see other ads in this city]
State: Montana [see other ads in this state]
Job Title: Ranch Caretaker/Manager
Employer: Eagle Rock Reserve Home Owner’s Association
Salary: DOE
Room & Board: 4 bd House & Utilities
Phone #: 206-465-6246

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The Eagle Rock Reserve Owner’s Association (ERROA) is accepting resumes for the position of Ranch Caretaker/Manager. Eagle Rock Reserve (ERR) is a 774-acre property with 38 potential home sites located approximately 15 minutes outside of Bozeman. The Ranch Caretaker/Manager position requires managerial and operating skills with understanding of budgets, record keeping, land management, livestock, and equipment operation and maintenance. Interpersonal and communication skills are also required.

The Manager is a full-time, salaried position requiring variable hours, often dictated by seasons and weather. A rent-free four-bedroom residence, including utilities, is provided by ERROA and full-time residence at ERR is a condition of employment; The Manager reports directly to the President and the Board of Directors. The manager also works with the Association’s committee chairs, accountant, bookkeeper, Sheriff and Fire Department, and as a liaison to the local community.

Specific responsibilities include, but not are limited to, the following:

Ranch and Land Management

1. Hay production, harvest, and sales (approximately 165 acres)

2. Manage cow/calf stock on summer pasture (20 - 30 pairs)

3. Stock fencing, corral maintenance, limited irrigation

4. Noxious weed control

Barn/Horse Management

1. Assist ERR owners in management of horse boarding and adherence to association Horse Policies

2. Feed hay and manage the ERR horse herd (typically 12 to 20 horses)

3. Manage & maintain horse facilities (barn, paddocks, round pen, arena and pastures)

Road Management

1. Maintenance of roads and representation of ERR in road-paving projects.

2. Snow plowing 3.6 miles of community roads.

3. Grade barn road and only if necessary, arrange for contractor to perform work.

4. Procure gravel for barn road, shoulders and pull outs as necessary.

Security and Safety

1. Help assure safety of residents and visitors

2. Assist in providing security and privacy

3. Develop and implement a fire plan and water tank

Maintenance of ERROA Structures, Grounds, and Equipment

1. Routine repair and maintenance of motor vehicles, ranch equipment, road grader, and snow removal equipment

2. Maintenance of ERROA structures, grounds, ponds, and riparian areas

3. Maintain pedestrian trail system in ERR

Administrative Responsibilities

1. Hire, supervise, and schedule contractors and part-time employees as needed

2. Plan and implement projects as approved by Board

3. Purchase, manage budgets, file, and maintain records

4. Advise ERROA Board on issues pertinent to sound management of property for residential, agricultural, and recreational purposes.

Management of Resident Homes

1. Assist Board to maintain compliance with covenants and design review guidelines.

2. Organize snow removal for residential driveways

Compensation will be negotiated based on experience and may include a benefit allowance and vacation time. Housing and utilities are provided as well as a personal vehicle for ERROA business.

Submit written Resumes with Salary Requirements and a minimum of three references to Attention: Wendy Newman, ERROA Search Committee, 113 Star Ridge Road, Bozeman, MT 59715 or Screening of applications will begin March 24th – April 13th .2019. Further information is available from Wendy Newman 206.465.6246.

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