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Equine Ranch Hand/Stall Cleaner

San Gregorio, California 94061
United States
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Date Posted: 09/27/2022 | Last Updated: 09/27/2022
Categories:
General Farm Labor, Ranch Hand/Cattle
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
Not Specified
Minimum Education Level:
None
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
Languages Required:
Any Language
Drivers license required?
Yes
Commercial drivers license required?
No
Own car required?
No
Pets allowed?
No
Non-smoker required?
No
Live on site?
No
Will pay to relocate?
No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
Job Description
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
● Cleaning horse stalls, outside pens, turnout areas, walker and round-pen
● Feeding horses
● Making feed for the next feeding, including reloading buckets and hay cart
● Cleaning trays and reseeding Fodder machine
● Ensuring the horse barn, crossties, pastures, water troughs, hay barn and surrounding areas are clean
● Operating weed eater and mower
● Turning horses out in pastures, bringing horses in from pastures, and helping move them to different pastures
● Helping treat and bandage equine injuries
● Putting horses on and taking them off of the walker
● Putting fly masks on and removing them from horses
● Assisting with therapy treatments for horses
● Blanketing and unblanketing horses
● Irrigating horse pastures and moving irrigation pipes for crops
● Help ensure the sheep area is clean
● Miscellaneous ranch work
Job Requirements
● At least 1-2 years of experience and knowledge of caring for equines is preferred
● Knowledge of safe work practices around horses and other livestock
● Experience in monitoring animal appearance/behavior and communicating any necessary information to superiors
● Must have proof of authorization to work in the United States
● Must be 18 years or older, and drug-free
● Clear background check
● Strong communication skills
● Work effectively with minimal supervision, self-motivated and self-starter
● Physical requirements
o Ability to work outdoors, on uneven, slippery terrain in varying weather conditions with dust and allergens
o Ability to twist, bend, kneel, climb and use hand tools as necessary
o Ability to lift 80-100 lbs.
● Safely operate ATV /UTV
● Strong commitment to teamwork
● Ability to adhere to the organization's policies, procedures and regulations
● Ability to adapt to changes throughout the day
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