Zachry Group is seeking a Ranch Assistant to work on a 39,000-acre property outside of Kingsville, Texas part-time (estimated 30 hours a week). The ideal candidate will have experience working in a collaborative work environment with various labor responsibilities. This position is diverse as the responsibilities may vary daily in support of the hunting and fishing operations of native South Texas game. The ranch property is located about 25 miles east of Kingsville or 20 miles south of Corpus Christi.
Fill feeders (corn, cotton seed, protein)
Wash vehicles weekly
Assist with the maintenance of the property, to include yardwork
Operate tools and equipment according to prescribed safety procedures
Other duties as assigned
High School Diploma or GED required
Capable of lifting at least 50-90 pounds on a regular basis
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to follow instructions and communicate effectively
Ability to work in various conditions with exposure to weather elements, heat/cold, noise, heights, etc.
Standing, walking and sitting is routinely required
Self-starter, highly motivated, and able to complete projects with limited or no direct supervision once trained
Ability to maintain a positive approach to work must be willing to assist colleagues with a range of tasks
Valid drivers license and reliable transportation
1 to 3 years of labor experience
Experience working on a ranch
Employee will be required to frequently work out-doors on a ranch, with exposure to the elements, conducting the above job responsibilities and more. Communicate in person, via telephone, email, use of arm/hand steadiness, manual dexterity, finger dexterity, multi-limb coordination, oral expression, and comprehension. Will be required to lift, carry and move objects safely. Must possess a vision (corrected or uncorrected) that allows for clear visibility from a distance of 20 inches or less.
Employee will work in multiple environments including outdoors at a ranch, in an office, warehouse and a trailer or building on site. Working at a ranch, you will typically see/encounter ranch wildlife as well as wild animals/reptiles, so caution and safety personal protective equipment is necessary. On work sites noise levels will be low to moderate. Job site will contain light to heavy equipment vehicles, small to large ranch equipment, materials, communication equipment and tools, people standing, walking, sitting, signaling and talking, bells whistles and alarms.
The above description covers the fundamental responsibilities of the Ranch Assistant position. It shall not be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day.
Zachry Group is dedicated in providing a Safe and Drug Free work environment; and is an Equal Opportunity Employer