Hidden Hills Ranch (HHR) in Caldwell, Texas is looking for a Wildlife Intern for their Whitetail Breeding and Hunting Ranch in Burleson/Milam County’s. Just 30 minutes from College Station!
Intern will be responsible for assisting in general ranch duties including but not limited to:
o Feeding and maintenance of adult deer - handling 50 lb. feed bags, cleaning troughs, etc.
o Assistance in doctoring and care of injured or ill whitetail.
o Assistance with bottle raising fawns as needed.
o Overall upkeep of deer pens, barns, and grounds.
o Simple food preparation and supply shopping.
o Feed and care of other ranch animals.
o Maintain protein, corn feeders, Alpha feeders in the pens and pastures
o Maintaining water sources in the field
o Assisting in guest services including Hunting
o Mowing / Shredding / Weed eating/ Trimming / Clearing / Plowing
o Cutting / Splitting wood (able to handle chainsaw)
o Painting Pipe Fence and other things around ranch as needed
o Setting up and planting Fall Food plots
o General housekeeping of Cabin
o Individual plant treatment chemical applications
o Assist owner with loading and transporting (driving) animals around Texas.
- Intern will also participate in wildlife management including:
o Assisting in wildlife management practices under the direction of the Ranch Owners.
o Predator control including trapping, Coyotes, Bobcats, Raccoons
Internship is for the complete summer 2017 (June, July and August), and could be extended into the fall and beyond for the right intern.
Intern must be able to work in extreme weather conditions of Texas heat, and work early mornings/late nights during the Whitetail working season as needed. The intern will also need to be able to work efficiently on their own and with groups to complete tasks. Need to be able to lift 50 - 100lbs. Must have clean driving record and a background check will be processed prior to employment.
Students or graduates studying in Wildlife or related field. Preferred experience in ranching or farm operations but not a requirement we will train you. Must be well groomed and presentable at all times. Must maintain a positive attitude, and demonstrate initiative to work hard and be open to new ideas. Must possess mental alertness, motivation, persistence, maturity, and ability to relate well to others. Intern must have valid driver's license & own transportation.
Interviews will be scheduled immediately after receiving cover letter, resume, and references from applicant if qualified.