RANCH HAND/GENERAL LABORER
Landscape or maintain grounds of 2 commercial properties and one ranch using tractors and three point tractor attachments to include: mower/shredder, box blade, land plane, tiller, seeder, auger, fertilizer, etc. Must be able to operate zero turn mower, power tools and hand tools.
Workers typically perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, all landscaping duties and general carpentry work.
Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing and removing thatch, and trimming and edging around flower beds, walks, and walls.
Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, and trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.
Mow and edge lawns, using power mowers and edgers.
Plant seeds, bulbs, foliage, flowering plants, grass, ground covers, trees, and shrubs, and apply mulch for protection, using gardening tools.
Attach wires from planted trees to support stakes.
Decorate gardens with stones and plants.
Follow planned landscaping designs to determine where to lay sod, sow grass, or plant flowers and foliage.
Gather and remove litter.
Haul or spread topsoil, and spread straw over seeded soil to hold soil in place.
Prune and trim trees, shrubs, and hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws.
Rake, mulch, and compost leaves.
Trim and pick flowers, and clean flower beds.
Operate and maintain powered equipment such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, chain-saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws.
Use hand tools such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge and brush trimmers, and axes.
Must be able to load, transport, and offload equipment off a thirty foot gooseneck trailer.
Able lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
Ability to work outdoors in different weather conditions.
High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)
Possess valid driver’s license and has good driving record
Ability to hook up and drive a truck with gooseneck trailer as well as a farm truck with trailer.
Dependable and able to work with little to no supervision.
Horse experience is a plus, but not required.
Starting Salary $10-$14 per hour Based on Experience.
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, handicap, disability or marital status. We reasonably accommodate individuals with handicaps, disabilities and bona fide religious beliefs.