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Property Manager – Texas
MAE Ranch Partners, L.P.
Full time Positions
Last Date to Apply
The Curry Creek Ranch sits on 400 acres in Kendall County, near the historic Texas Hill Country towns of Kendalia and Sisterdale. The property features access to over 4,000 feet of Curry Creek--a tributary to the Guadalupe River--lined with large Bald cypress trees. The owners enjoy hunting, fishing, and hiking on the property, and the ranch has been managed toward these purposes throughout its nearly fifty years of multi-generational family ownership. Years of quality land management mean the hard work has been done, and the family now is hiring someone to maintain the property.
The applicant will work closely with the family to perform the following tasks:
- Maintain roads, fences, trails, pipelines, windmills, and water tanks.
- Maintain a twenty-acre high-fenced Headquarters’ Pasture, including premium landscaping, three houses, one equipment barn, one log-cabin, a dance hall/game room, tennis courts, bocce ball court, one pool, and one hot tub.
- Maintain the family chapel.
- Perform routine equipment checks on residential HVAC systems, water-wells, electrical systems, entertainment systems, water treatment and supply systems, and all household appliances.
- Operate and maintain irrigation system.
- Oversee sub-contractors.
- Maintain two ponds.
- Perform land management activities to maintain Agricultural and Wildlife valuations on separate parcels.
- Clean and maintain the pool.
- Maintain hunting blinds and deer feeders.
- Guide hunts for the family when requested.
- Maintain landscaping around structures to include mowing, edging, and flower bed maintenance.
- Maintain and operate tractors, back-hoes, utility vehicles, and electric carts.
- Co-management five to ten head of cattle.
- Apply herbicides and pesticides selectively to control vegetation and pests.
- Procurement of household supplies.
- Maintain one purple martin house.
- Must be able to complete projects with little or no direct supervision once trained.
- Must have a willingness to learn, both about the job duties themselves and about the family’s history and love for the ranch.
- Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills needed to interact with the family and their guests.
- Must have a high school diploma or GED required; some college-level experience a plus.
- Must have proven experience in rural property management or similar field.
- Must be able to communicate through emails and text messages.
-Must have a working knowledge of computers for communication with the family and for record keeping.
- Must be capable of lifting fifty pounds and working outdoors in extreme weather conditions.
- Must work efficiently and safely on their own.
- Must have knowledge of safe equipment operation and routine maintenance.
- Must be able to stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time as required.
- Must have vision (corrected or uncorrected) that allows for clear visibility at distance but also 20” or less for any detailed needs.
- Must have reliable personal transportation.
- Must be able to pass initial as well as periodic, drug screening, reference
and background checks, and must have a valid driver’s license in good standing.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter explaining their interest and qualifications, a resume, and contact information for three references in a single document to: firstname.lastname@example.org