Ranch Hand

Join the Heritage Park Team

Posted January 24, 2023

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Feeds and handles assigned livestock;
  • Maintains relevant pens and other areas related to Agriculture Programming in a neat and clean condition;
  • Assists in harnessing teams and keeping harness and equipment clean and in good repair;
  • Assists other Agriculture Programming Staff as needed with hitching/unhitching of horses;
  • Repairs fences/gates and buildings as necessary;
  • Gathers eggs as required;
  • Assists in various farming tasks including ploughing and harvesting, etc.;
  • Provides service and information to guests in a friendly and courteous manner;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • High School completion;
  • Study in a post-secondary field related to agriculture is an asset;
  • Previous experience working on a farm or ranch is also preferred;
  • Familiarity with livestock, their care and how to properly maintain the ranch/farm area is important.


  • Applicants must be organized and alert while working around livestock.
  • The ability to learn new methods or procedures is also important;
  • Tact and good verbal communication skills in dealing with our employees and guests are essentia;
  • Fluency in English is essential.

Special Clothing and Equipment

  • This is a costumed position with costumes(s) to be provided by Heritage Park;
  •   Appropriate footwear, as designated by the Costume Department at Heritage Park, will be provided by the employee.

Special Working Conditions

  • This position involves some amount of physical labour;
  • As this is largely an outdoor position, exposure to a variety of weather conditions is certain;
  • Working with livestock also implies a degree of unpredictability.

Hours of Work

  • Commitment to five days per week for the summer (may include weekends) plus weekends during fall; hours vary.

How to Apply

Please fill out the form below or send your resume and cover letter by email to hr@heritagepark.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Job Application Form

Job Posting: Ranch Hand

Job Posting URL: https://heritagepark.ca/jobs/ranch-hand/


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