Sr. Ranch Hand

Join the Heritage Park Team

Posted January 24, 2023

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Feeds and handles assigned livestock;
  • Gathers eggs as required;
  • Maintains relevant pens and other areas related to Agriculture Programming in a neat and clean condition;
  • Assists in harnessing teams and keeping harnesses and equipment clean and in good repair;
  • May under Teamster supervision start to drive Park horses, as well as assisting Teamsters with hitching/unhitching and handling horses (as experience permits);
  • May be asked to prepare horses and carriages for evening charter functions;
  • Repairs fences/gates and buildings as necessary;
  • Assists in various farming tasks including plowing, harvest, etc.;
  • Provides service and information to guests in a friendly and courteous manner;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School completion;
  • Study in a post-secondary field related to agriculture would be an asset.


  • Previous experience working on a farm or ranch is necessary;
  • 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 staff and guests are essential;
  • Fluency in English is essential.

Special Clothing and Equipment

  • This is a costumed position with costume(s) to be provided by Heritage Park;
  • Appropriate footwear as designated by the Costume Room 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

  • Various scheduled hours of work including weekends, statutory holidays, fluctuating hours and overtime as required.

How to Apply

Please fill out the form below or send your resume and cover letter by email to

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

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