Job - Ranch Hay Foreman / Assistant

Job Title: Ranch Hay Foreman / Assistant

Job Order #: KG-9079

Location: Central Montana

Salary Range: $0 - $49500

Commission / Bonus: Bonus / Incentive possible

Benefits: House / Utilities + Ranch Truck + Room for a horse or two. + Vacation

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Prefer good animal health skills along with strong general cow ranch background with 20+ years of putting up hay and ranching history.
- Have Haying background with Native Grass and Alfalfa is a must. Also upgrading hay quality with some barley, triticale, and other forage quality grasses a plus.
- Experience with Pivot operations and standard maintenance is a plus.
- Honest, hardworking, dependable, good attitude, motivated, independent, good communication skills and work as a team.
- Strong mechanical and maintenance background would be a great asset.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a Hay / Ranch Foreman for an operation in central Montana. This person will report directly to the Ranch owner and will be the owner's right-hand man on all ranch operations side when it comes to the hay production, winter feeding, ranch maintenance, and assisting with cow/calf pairs. Replacing an older long-time employee that has put in for retirement following this hay season. This person will work with one additional full-time employee that currently oversees the cow/calf side of both ranches, but will also assist with haying, so they need to be good working with people as a team as said employee will also reciprocate during calving season, branding, weaning, winter feeding, throughout the year. Honesty is most important. This person will help assist in all areas of the ranch when it comes to operations, but the main focus will be hay production of 250+ acres pivot irrigated and 350 acres dry land hay for winter feed, equipment operations and maintenance, and assisting each other around the ranch. Owner makes all long term and intermediate term decisions, along with marketing of calf crop along with any of the surplus hay crop. Owner is absent from the ranch, but easy to reach and communicate with as needed. Ranch also uses the CattleMax record keeping system to keep everyone informed and on task. Owner also enjoys spending time at the ranch assisting during busy times as needed. Ranch is used as bow hunting and fishing for friends and family only, presently no hunting for employees of the ranch, yes on trout fishing for catch and release. Salary is dependent on experience, stability, and references. Willing to hire now, with overlap during hay season is ok to work with current ranch foreman. Good roads and close to village for supplies. Other shopping within an hour's drive.


Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Kerry Glandt at kerry@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-382-7399. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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