Ranch Hand – Equipment Operator in Punta Gorda, FL 33982

Babcock Ranch

Babcock Ranch, a master-planned community consisting of 18,000 acres under development in Southwest Florida. Kitson & Partners also owns and manages 1.6 million square-feet of retail centers in South and Central Florida and has 6.8 million square-feet of commercial entitlements.

We are hiring a Ranch Hand – Equipment Operator

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Assist with the general upkeep of the property, including painting and mending fences.

· Repair cow pens as needed.

· Operates front-end loader and other equipment as needed.

· Load and drive feed (mineral) truck for cattle.

· Herbicide/Pesticide applications as needed

· Regular attendance

· Follows safety guidelines that are in place for the department


Skills and Abilities:

· Valid driver’s license

· Must have the ability to communicate effectively.

· Must be mechanically inclined to perform general machine operations.

· Must be dependable and have a positive attitude.

· Able to work in the outdoors year-round.

Farming/Ranch background is plus

Education and/or Experience:

· Candidate must be willing to learn cattle operations

· Farm background is plus

Our Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

K&P is an equal opportunity employer that believes in maintaining a work environment and company culture in which all people are respected and valued, regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, disability status, national origin, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Compensation and benefits
We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package, an exciting opportunity, and the chance to grow and contribute to an energetic, collaborative team. To apply, please submit your resume with salary expectations. Resumes submitted with salary requirements will have first consideration.

This role is not a remote working position and requires working in the office Monday – Friday each week.

Candidates meeting these qualifications should apply online. We maintain a Drug Free / Smoke Free Workplace and perform reference checks and background screening. / EOE.

Job Type: Full Time


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance


8 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

Punta Gorda, FL: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


Front loader truck: 1 year (Required)


Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: In person