Ranch Hand — Rewarding seasonal labour in a rugged and beautiful setting
Position: Irrigator/Ranch Hand
Employer: Spray Creek Ranch
Location: Lillooet, BC
Housing: rental accommodation available on-site
Ready to work hard with a great crew on an innovative regenerative agriculture project? Join us in improving the land while providing local markets with diverse meats of unparalleled quality.
We are seeking a part to full-time seasonal irrigator and ranch hand from April - October 2021. Starting wage is $16.75, with opportunity for mid-season raise based on performance. The position involves a minimum of 20-25 hrs. per week, but could be full-time depending on the applicant's interest and availability. Rental housing or RV parking on the farm is available if needed.
The Ranch Hand will be the lead irrigator, maintaining and moving various irrigation systems daily and coordinating with other crew members to cover irrigation for days off. It will be their job to monitor the health of the forage and ensure that every area of the farm is receiving the correct amount of irrigation. The Ranch Hand may also assist the Livestock Manager to complete some daily livestock chores, accomplish ranch projects and maintain equipment and infrastructure. When other tasks on the farm require additional personnel, including slaughter, butchery and order packing in the Meat Shop, the Ranch Hand may be asked to step in to help.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Irrigation (primary responsibility)
General Farm Work
Assist with poultry slaughter
A successful applicant will:
Why Should You Apply?
Spray Creek Ranch is a regenerative organic farm in Lillooet, BC. We are BC Certified Organic and Animal Welfare Approved, and we sell our meats to customers throughout the Sea to Sky. Our staff are involved in all aspects of the challenging work of running a diversified agroecological farm, from birth to plate. Learn more at spraycreek.ca.
Our farm is located 15 kilometres south of Hwy 99, down Texas Creek Road on the west side of the Fraser. It’s a beautiful 20-minute drive out from Lillooet, where you’ll find all the amenities of a small town, including the REC Centre, Lillooet Library, and numerous activities. There are options for living on the farm -- let us know if you are searching for housing.
Growing our regenerative future
To build resilient and regenerative agroecological systems.
Contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or (250) 256-1620. Your application should include your résumé or CV, and references. Applications are due by April 16, 2021.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 31 2021 ID: 59298