Assistant Livestock Manager in Collbran, CO

Colorado Canyon Ranch

Job Position: Assistant Livestock Manager

Applicable Titles:

Job Levels: I, II, III

FLSA Status: Exempt

EEO: Ranch Hands & Laborers

Job Summary:
The Assistant Livestock Manager will assist in the operation of ranches, grazing permits, or other agricultural properties and facilities.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Levels I through III: May review, mentor, and oversee the work of other Ranch Hands and Laborers


  • Assists with the execution of ranch operations plan, including cattle management, grazing management, maintenance, and animal health & welfare
  • Assists with the repair or maintenance activities of ranch structures, such as buildings, fences, or roads, as needed
  • Monitors pasture and grazing land use to ensure that livestock are properly fed and that grazing permit stipulations are met
  • Assists with the construction of ranch structures such as buildings, fences, drainage systems, wells, or roads
  • Assists with and performs farm or ranch equipment maintenance activities as needed
  • Follows working techniques, practices, and safety regulations
  • Monitors and adjusts irrigation systems to distribute water according to crop needs
  • Assists with crop production operations such as hay harvest

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