Work The Ranch
Do you love horses? Do you love the outdoors? Join our team and the peace of the ranch.
The only way to do great work is to love what you do. Author Steve Jobs
Hiring Immediately- Rudolph Ranch in scenic Black Hawk, Colorado is seeking a handy horseman or woman to take on some of the responsibilities around our boarding facility. This job is part-time with the potential to pick up more hours with construction and assorted maintenance tasks. There are two levels of job positions open.
#1 Barn Staff- Basic daily feed, stall cleaning, and horse turnouts.
#2 Assistant Manager - Daily tasks (same as #1) plus light managerial duties to include working with clients and their vet/farrier, assisting our Barn Manager with HR and maintenance duties. For the assistant manager position, the ability to drive a trailer is a plus. Tractor operation skills are appealing as well.
Morning duties: 7-10 AM, feed horses, clean stalls, turn horses out for the day, clean and refill troughs and buckets, prepare soaked feed. A competent worker can accomplish all required tasks in 2 hours. Shift hours are flexible to your schedule needs but all horses must be fed by 9 AM.
Evening duties: 5-7 PM, feed horses and bring horses in from turnout. Prepare soaked feed for the morning shift. A competent worker can accomplish all required tasks in 1 ½ hours. Shift hours are flexible to your schedule needs but all horses must be fed by 7 PM.
Stall cleaning may be shifted from morning to evening depending on circumstances. Candidates must be able to lift 50-80 lbs for some tasks. The right candidate will demonstrate at least the basic to moderate knowledge of horse health and nutrition as well as excellent attention to detail paired with a strong work ethic. Flexibility in scheduling will be discussed during the job interview process.