Loads of fun & hard work!
We are looking for a fall intern to assist in Ranch Operations / Deer Hunting & Guide / Deer Breeding. Our ranch is centrally located in the heart of Texas – 800 acres of high-fenced beauty. We have whitetail, blackbuck, scimitar horned oryx, dall rams, Hawaiian rams, waterbuck and axis.
Deer Management & Breeding will include feeding mature deer, feeding fawns, medicating, darting to release bucks, darting and managing mature buck/doe herd. Assist in AI operation of bred does.
Deer/Exotic Hunting will include preparing weekly the yards, blinds, feeders, & often guiding hunters. It is imperative that you be a people person with good conversational skills as well as some guiding/hunting experience. Assist cleaning harvested animals. Scouting.
Ranch Operations will include facilities management, cutting firewood, filling feeders, target range management, fence repair. Experience operating heavy equipment is desired but not required.
The Intern will be provided lodging in a small separate efficiency house, utilities included and many amenities such as laundry soap, paper goods. Meals will occasionally be provided – anytime guests are at the ranch and meals are being offered to them you will be included. Pay will be $350 per week plus possible tips if guiding from hunters and a bonus at the end of the term for excellent work and finishing out strong. This is a fun and exciting job but also very hard work. No 2 days are alike – managing our deer herd is the major emphasis – feeding, medicating if necessary via dart gun & keeping water troughs clean. We are family owned and operated. References are required and we will also provide references from past interns to whom we hire.
Time frame – beginning in August if possible – December. Should you be interested in staying longer we will be interested as well depending upon review after a months work.
Send resume to : firstname.lastname@example.org
Lane Laning – ranch manager/owner
Mike Ford – Owner