The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Lead Wrangler for Camp Hoblitzelle, located in Midlothian, Texas.
Serves as the lead worker for all Wrangler staff; assists the Wrangler Supervisor in planning and performing all levels of care for Camp livestock to include daily feeding and grooming; monitors health of livestock and provides/coordinates appropriate veterinary care as needed; coordinates and leads horse trail rides ensuring the safety of both riders and horses; facilitates horsemanship program to reinforce the values and Christian principles of The Salvation Army; inspects pasture, trails, fences, corral, etc. daily and performs/coordinates needed repairs.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of the principles and practices of effective livestock management and feeding of livestock. Knowledge of the principles and practices of effective pasture management. Knowledge of the proper handling, grooming, and daily care of horses and cattle including the ability to recognize illness or conditions hazardous to livestock. Skill in saddling and riding horses. Skill in organizing and leading trail rides for both experienced and inexperienced riders. Ability to supervise daily care, feeding, grooming of livestock. Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with Salvation Army officers, employees, and the community. Ability to monitor and maintain adequate inventory levels of livestock feed and supplies.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or G.E.D., And Two years experience in horsemanship and performing livestock management work including experience with basic veterinary practices, Or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Certifications: Valid State Driver’s License CHA, CCHI, or AHSE Certification (preferred)
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language effectively. Duties require frequent periods of physical mobility including but not limited to standing, walking, climbing, stooping, squatting, and lifting. Physical duties may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of sitting. Extensive amount of physical effort required associated with lifting, moving, and carrying heavy objects (up to 60 lbs.) frequently and up to 90 lbs. on some occasions. Working Conditions: Work requires working outdoors daily with exposure to physical discomforts associated with changes in weather such as rain, cold, snow, heat or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.
All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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- Job Family TX-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Camp
- Pay Type Hourly
- Midlothian, TX 8060 Singleton Road 76065, 8060 Singleton Road, Midlothian, Texas, United States of America