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Ranch Hand in Petaluma, at Nelson

Date Posted: 6/28/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2121745

Ranch Hand

Fulltime, direct hire opportunity in Beautiful Pelaluma, CA

Location: Petaluma Ca

Compensation: To $18 per - 40 hours per week


  • Exercising and grooming horses.
  • Moving horses to and from barn to paddocks and from paddocks to the pasture on a set schedule.
  • Feeding horses following prescribed horse feeding menu.
  • Stall cleaning inside barn, outside at paddocks and at pasture.
  • Loading and unloading of hay and various feed
  • Transfer soiled shavings and manure from wheelbarrows into the manure spreader.
  • Cleaning up manure from arenas and round pen as needed, also picking up manure from roads and common areas. Replenishing bedding/shavings as needed and as specified by supervisor.
  • Cleaning and filling water troughs ensuring that they are full and clean at all times. Handle and move horses with control and in a safe manner.
  • Ranch Housekeeping/Stocking: General cleanup of designated working spaces, laundry, and organizing storage and working spaces.
  • Stocking of supplies as needed.
  • General Ranch Duties: Gardening including tree planting, fertilizing, seeding and weeding, brush cutting and lawn mowing.
  • General construction and building and land maintenance.
  • Loading, unloading and stacking of hay bales, horse feed bags, shavings, general supplies and construction supplies.
  • Safe use of the ATV and bobcat cart to move manure, feed, supplies, debris and people, using only as assigned. Sa

Basic Requirements

  • Valid clean Driver's License.
  • Experience working with horses.

Love of the outdoors and getting dirty, along with the willingness to work in all weather conditions

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