Job - Ranch Assistant

Job Title: Ranch Assistant

Job Order #: EH-9731

Location: Southeast Washington

Salary Range: $0 - $42000

Commission / Bonus: Performance Bonuses

Benefits: 100% Employee Health Insurance (family added at employee's expense) + Beef (after 1 year of employment) + Cell Phone + Good 3 Bedroom Home + Utilities + Work Vehicle (for work purposes)


- Cow/calf background
- Must be savvy around horses and cattle
- Experience with feeding, doctoring, pairing, calving, etc.
- Experience sorting, gathering and moving cattle (horseback and some ATV)
- Experience with hay equipment operation and equipment maintenance is needed
- Fencing experience
- Welding skills desirable
- Willing to work all aspects of the ranch; haying, irrigation, maintenance, repair of equipment and infrastructure, noxious weed control
- Able to take direction and work both independently and as a team
- Must have a valid driver's license and a clean driving record


Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a Ranch Assistant for this commercial cow operation in southeast Washington. Owner is looking for a good right-hand man to work with him in running day-to-day operations. Ranch currently has commercial cows and grows enough forage in a mix of native grasses and alfalfa hay to provide feed for all stock on the ranch. Must have good cow experience. Needs to be able to work well with other people and have a strong work ethic, as this person will be working with people and working longer hours during calving and haying. Must be trustworthy, dependable and reliable. House is in good shape. Salary and benefits will be determined by experience that you bring to the table.

Farming (secondary, seasonal) tasks:
- Changing hand and wheel lines, make minor repairs to hand, wheel lines and pivots
- Spraying crops, discing, harrowing, planting
- Cutting hay, raking hay, stacking and hauling hay, tarping hay, some baling
- Assist with performing routine maintenance and making minor repairs to farm equipment

General tasks expected of all managers and employees:
- Help maintain all fences, gates, chutes, corrals, buildings and other infrastructure on ranch
- Control weeds on the ranch pastures by spraying on a regular basis
- Clean, maintain and make timely repairs to home and yard and report major repairs to manager in a timely manner.

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

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