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Ranch Jobs: Wanted - Caretaker & Irrigator - Crandall Creek Ranch - Wyoming #138712
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Posted by: wyomingranchjob307 [see other ads by this poster]
City: Cody [see other ads in this city]
State: Wyoming [see other ads in this state]
Job Title: Caretaker & Irrigator - Crandall Creek Ranch
Employer: Crandall Creek Ranch
Salary: 38K - 42K
Room & Board: Housing Provided
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Crandall Creek Ranch is looking for an individual or couple to work as year-round caretaker and Irrigator for a beautiful, but remote, ranch in the mountains outside of Cody, Wyoming. The manager will be responsible irrigating ranch fields and for all aspects of care and maintenance of the ranch fields, buildings, and equipment that support a summer and fall cattle operation (cattle at the property from June through November). We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic, hard-working, handy, safety-oriented, and a self-starter able to take initiative to keep the ranch running smoothly and efficiently. This is a year-round position requires someone who doesn’t mind living in a remote location (one hour from Cody, WY) through all seasons. This position includes housing paid for by the Ranch, including water, electric, and heating utilities.

Paid vacation, workman’s comp, health insurance contribution, annual bonus.


Spring, Summer and Fall job responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

• Set up all irrigation systems in Spring. Drain and winterize irrigation system in the fall.

• Move 5 wheel lines daily and maintain all irrigation systems – roll lines, hand line, big guns, gated pipe.

• Work closely with Ranch owners and make recommendations for irrigation system improvement and carry out upgrade projects.

• Monitor irrigation pond and pumps, address and fix any issues that may arise.

• Drag irrigated fields in the spring.

• Spray and remove noxious weeds.

• Maintain perimeter fence around private property.

• Check and maintain water troughs for cattle.

• Assist with cattle shipping and receiving as needed.

• General building and equipment maintenance and upkeep.

Winter job responsibilities and special projects (all year) include, but are not limited to:

• Clean and organize buildings and equipment storage shops.

• Welding repair and enhancement projects for equipment, buildings, etc.

• Carpentry and repairs to ranch housing.

• Regular snow plowing of private ranch road.

• Feeding and caring for 10-15 ranch horses.


• Willing to live at the Ranch year-round

• Valid Drivers License

• Equipment operating ability (Skidsteer, Backhoe, Loader, Excavator, Dozer)

• Welding experience preferred

• Mechanical aptitude strongly preferred. Basic plumbing, electrical, carpentry skills preferred.

• Able to move / lift / maneuver up to 50 lbs


Please email your resume to and include in the subject line of your email the job title: Caretaker & Irrigator - CCR. We look forward to hearing from you!


Posted 08-14-21
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