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White-tailed Deer Intern / Ranch Hand-Texas
113,000 acre ranch in Maverick and Dimmit County Texas
$2000.00 month until May 16, then $1500.00 a month (fewer hours after May 15th)
Last Date to Apply
General scouting and ranch duties as required by assignment to ensure guest satisfaction. We are looking for individuals that will be able to work from March through August (longer is possible depending on individual). Interns / Ranch Hand will be provided trucks for ranch and work use only.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Include the following and other duties as assigned.
•Locating wildlife by utilizing advanced hunting skills
•Patterning wildlife in preparation for hunting by determining best location and understanding wildlife habits. Hunting situations are mostly for archery.
•Setting up hunting and viewing situations as assigned
•Utilizing video equipment to capture wildlife as assigned
•Assisting in wildlife management practices under the direction of the Wildlife Biologist
•General housekeeping in camp areas and guest areas
•General maintenance of wildlife and guest resources
•Assisting in guest services
•Maintaining supplemental feed locations including filling of protein, cotton seed and corn feed stations
•Ability to capture harvest and post harvest utilizing video and still photo equipment
•General post harvest duties including skinning and cape preparation
•Clean and maintain hunting vehicles, ranch vehicles, and ranch equipment
•Work vehicle, housing, sat tv, and internet will be provided. Food and drink will be employee’s responsibility.
Send resumes and references to the attached email
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Prefer archery knowledge and experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Valid state hunting license required. No violations of local, state or federal game laws.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must be well groomed and presentable at all times. Must maintain a positive attitude. Must demonstrate initiative and be open to new ideas. Must possess mental alertness, motivation, persistence, maturity, and ability to relate well to other scouts and guests.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to lift 50lbs.
Ability to work in a seated or standing position for extended periods of time.
Ability to walk long distances without rest