Job Title: Ranch Property Manager

Job Order #: EH-6560

Location: Southern Colorado

Salary Range: $0.00 - 60,000.00

Commission / Bonus: Possible

Benefits: Health Insurance Allowance + Nice Housing + Nice Work Vehicle


- Educational requirements: 4-year degree preferred but not required
- Good communication and people skills
- Strong attention to detail and self-motivated
- Adaptable and thrives in constantly changing work environment
- Background on ranch required
- Knowledge of water rights and irrigation management
- Supervisory and management experience
- Equipment and facilities upkeep and maintenance
- Basic computer knowledge and ability to read and interpret financial documents
- Some experience in marketing and cost controls is beneficial


Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for an experienced Ranch Property Manager for this south-central Colorado absentee owner. Person will be responsible for the general operations of a 4000+ acre family ranch, with a focus on hay & animal management, oversight of employees, management of accounts receivable/payable, maintenance of all structures and equipment, and preservation of the water rights and integrity of the property. The manager will be expected to live on-site and will be provided with nice housing and a ranch truck as part of the benefit package. The ranch has been family owned for 30 years and the current manager will be available to train the new manager and assist in the transition.

Duties: Directs and participates in all general business operations involving the running of a ranch including but not limited to:
Hay Operations:
- Operate and maintain records for field irrigation
- Oversee the seeding & fertilizer program to maintain hay pasture health
- Maintain & service all hay equipment as well as make repairs as needed
- Cut, bale, stack & market hay
Animal wellbeing and care:
- Oversee the health of ranch horses including feeding, grooming, and shoeing
- Oversee summer steer program
- 700-800 steers brought in for summer grazing, coordinate loading/unloading and manage the herd while onsite
Human Resources:
- Plan and direct the activities of ranch employees
- Facilitate employee orientation, development & safety training
Operations: This is a working ranch manager position and the manager must be able to perform physical, strenuous work alongside other employees
- Coordinate and manage purchasing materials & equipment
- Inspect and maintain all ranch buildings, roads, and fences
- Maintain financial, operational, production and employment records
- Interact with owner’s family use of ranch and prioritize their enjoyment of the ranch
- Demonstrate and implement safety techniques with all ranch employees
- Work with owners to build procedures and systems to increase revenue and control expenses
- Assist in forest maintenance and reforestation

Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Eric Hansen at or call 308-382-7351. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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