Ranch Assistant

Choctaw Nation

Job Description

This position will be working at the Daisy Ranch. For consideration, candidates must have a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or be willing to obtain within the first 90 days of employment. Mechanical and welding skills required.

Job Purpose or Objective(s): As the Ranch Assistant, you will assist the Ranch Manager/Ranch Supervisor implement the diversified operational plan consistent with the Choctaw Nation Agriculture Department’s overarching mission and strategic plan. You will report to the Ranch Manager.

Primary Tasks:

  • You will provide supplemental feed, mineral and water to all livestock.
  • Assist with herd health, routine processing, calf pairing and transport activities.
  • Identify unhealthy animals, when needed, administer approved treatment program.
  • Monitor forage availability and assist grazing management/utilization efforts.
  • Perform routine (ex. chemical, mechanical and prescribed fire) pasture maintenance.
  • Provide property upkeep including fence repair/construction, mowing, trimming, litter removal, and painting) and security.
  • Operate farm equipment including tractor, skid steer, chute, and vehicles, safely and respectfully.
  • Maintain and review equipment logs, providing general maintenance when needed.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

Job Requirement:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience or knowledge of fence construction/repair, basic plumbing, excavation, road maintenance, brush control, hay and pasture management.
  • Can safely perform all responsibilities as assigned
  • Knowledge of livestock care, stockmanship, and husbandry

About the Choctaw Nation

The Choctaw Nation is the third-largest Indian nation in the United States, with over 200,000 tribal members and more than 11,000 employees. The first tribe over the Trail of Tears, historic boundaries are in the southeast corner of Oklahoma. The Choctaw Nation’s vision, “Living out the Chahta Spirit of faith, family and culture,” is evident as it continues to focus on providing opportunities for growth and prosperity.


  • Free gym membership
  • Free access to employee health clinic
  • Free lunch for casino & resort associates
  • Earned wages access once per week for hourly Associates
  • Pet insurance
  • Paid vacation / sick time
  • Medical / Dental / Vision
  • 401(K) with company match
  • College tuition reimbursement
  • Short-term disability, long-term disability, and family leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee prescription program
  • CNO Paid Life Insurance
  • Teladoc
  • On Site Dental Clinics (Jet Dental)
  • On Site Mammogram Services
  • Free diabetes and hypertension monitoring benefit (Livongo)
  • Accolade- Concierge Benefits Program
  • Wellness Program that equals savings on health insurance cost (Virgin Pulse)
  • Maternity Care Program
  • (Benefits provided by the Choctaw Nation are based on employment classification)

CNO was selected as a winner in both HRDUS’ and Forbes’ 2022 “Employer of Choice” competitions:

  • Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma received recognition as one of six Best Places to Work in the United States as selected by HRDUS
  • Choctaw Casinos & Resorts received recognition from Forbes as a Best Employer for Diversity in the Travel & Leisure category.
  • Forbes also recognized the Choctaw Casino and Resorts as one of America’s Best Employers for New Graduates

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