Ranch Hand

Style C

Job Description

West Lake Creek Company, LLC – Knapp Ranch

Position Title: Ranch Hand
Reports To: Ranch Manager
Direct Reports: None
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Compensation: Compensation
Benefits: Health Insurance, 401k, Paid Holidays and more!

This is a unique opportunity for a qualified and trustworthy individual to work full-time (40 hours per week) as a Ranch Hand on a private family-owned 300-acre agricultural ranch at 8,700 feet elevation near Vail, Colorado. West Lake Creek Company provides maintenance, grounds care, snow removal and agricultural services to the Knapp Ranch and surrounding properties.
The Knapp Ranch was designed to preserve and enhance sub-alpine open space, to exemplify traditional Rocky Mountain architecture, and to use indigenous materials. The ranch structures were built using historical construction techniques and the finest craftsmanship. The ranch should be managed to preserve and enhance an open and unencumbered wildlife habitat.
The Ranch Hand position at the Knapp Ranch requires a self-starting skilled laborer with the ability to complete a multitude of different tasks. This is a year-round position with a 40 hour workweek paid overtime and holidays. The Ranch Hand must have the ability to perform medium to hard labor in all weather conditions. The Ranch Hand is expected to function with a positive, responsive, hands-on style and “can-do” attitude. Must possess valid drivers license.

This position includes but is not exclusive to the following duties:

  • Forestry operations
  • Shop organizing and cleaning
  • Vehicle and Machinery maintenance
  • Painting
  • Basic carpentry
  • Path maintenance
  • Snow removal
  • General labor and lifting
  • Errand running
  • Equipment operation

Please submit your application to kelly@knappoffice.com

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