Ranch Hand in Santa Margarita, CA

Spanish Oaks Ranch

Job description

Spanish Oaks Ranch is seeking to hire a Ranch Hand to join our team in Santa Margarita, CA.

Job Description

The Ranch Hand is responsible for the daily operation/upkeep of a 800+ acre Cattle Ranch that does Events in Santa Margarita, CA. This position will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Operate tractor, combine, and other equipment to perform various tasks on the Ranch.
  • Perform manual labor such as mowing, raking, and weed whacking.
  • Maintain equipment by following safety rules and regulations.
  • Work well independently. Employee will be alone in their tasks.
  • Perform weekly landscape and mowing duties.
  • Maintaining the Ranch by performing occasional ranching duties like feeding horses, cows, transfer cows to multiple fields, water troughs, etc.
  • Maintaining the Ranch by cutting wood and keeping wooded areas clear for fire prevention.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor or manager.


  • Experience with tractor operation preferred but not required.
  • Experience operating a mower/Weed Wacker preferred but not required.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $19.00 – $25.00 per hour

Expected hours: 20 – 40 per week


  • Flexible schedule


  • 4 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Application Question(s):

  • This job requires you to be alone for most of your work hours/days, Are you comfortable working independently?
  • The Ranch will provide you with a truck to drive on the ranch, are you able to drive?


  • Landscape maintenance: 1 year (Preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • Santa Margarita, CA 93453 (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Santa Margarita, CA 93453: Relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Work Location: In person