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Posted by: Headquarters Ranch [see other ads by this poster]
City: Helmville [see other ads in this city]
State: Montana [see other ads in this state]
Job Title: Cattle Operations Manager
Employer: Meyer Company Ranch
Salary: Competitive D.O.E
Room & Board: Housing, beef, Utilities
Phone #: no phone calls please

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Job Description

We are looking for a dedicated individual to take responsibility for and manage all aspects of the cattle operations.

~Cattle Operations Manager Must be skilled/experienced in calving, moving/working cattle, forage monitoring & supplements.

~Have ability to identify sickness in livestock, appropriately doctor and knowledge of vaccines & antibiotics

~Previous experience managing a team, giving direction and organization/time management skills

Ability to work under supervison/with a team or with no supervision

~Must be able to ride a horse, know how to rope horseback and using horses around cattle

~ Have previous experience operating 4-wheeler, Ranger, Loader, Tractor and other ranch equipment.

~Excellent record keeping skills, ability to operate a computer and provide records in a timely manner

~Overall knowledge of ranch operations to include but not limited to: Fencing, haying, weed control,

Irrigation, and general vehicle/equipment maintenance.

~General knowledge of mineral, salt and cattle supplements

~A minimum of 5 years cattle/ranch experience is required.

~Knowledge of progressive cattle handling methods such as sand hills calving & the bud box is a plus.

Previous experience with any cattle management software a plus

~Must have current/valid drives license.

~Ability to speak spanish a plus, but not required

~Competitive salary D.O.E

~We provide housing including utilities, work vehicle, beef, lunch meal 7mo/year, life insurance,

short/long term disability insurance, Vacation & Sick leave

~We offer 401K match, health insurance after 3 months.

~Calving & Weaning bonus a possibility

Work Details

A typical week is 7am-6pm M-S with 1 day off (might not be Sunday).During during peak times such as calving & haying it is 7 days a week. Winters we aim to try and have everyone gone by noon daily, weather dictating.

Work environment

All calving, cattle monitoring is done horseback, in all kinds of weather conditions/environments. Manager is expected to monitor their crew,

keeping in mind the overall health and well being of the cattle and their crew.Managing both of them efficiently and accordingly. Manager expected to

calve, doctor, brand, ship, wean, plus any and all aspects not included here, in the production of cattle on a large scale ranch. Record keeping such as grazing plan, herd health, calving records and mineral placement and utilization will be expected. Will need to work with farming/haying/irrigaiton

crew to help out as needed to maintain proper utilization of a 30,000 acre ranch.

Position Operations

Position reports directly to Ranch Manager, who will oversee the Cattle Operations Manager.Position works directly in cooperation with Farming

Manager. Will be required to manage cowboy crew and others as assigned.

Special conditions or requirements

Ability to work in all weather conditions and as needed (including weekends and evenings) as the health of our livestock is our number one priority.

6 month probationary period for all new hires.

Please send resume/job experience including any phone numbers and references from past employers.

We would appreciate (but not required) a cover letter of why you are interested in this position.

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