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Aunt Ann’s In-House Staffing’s Client
Calaveras County CA
Job Type:
Full Time
Category: Estate Staff
Position: Live-In Couple with Ranching Experience (Calaveras County, CA)
Schedule: Full-time
Salary Amount or Range: 6-figure salary D.O.E. + benefits
Children: n/a
Bay Area Region: Other


Our client is seeking a live-in couple for their 1200-acre gold country ranch in the Sierra Foothills. Their ideal candidates have an agricultural background with previous experience managing a ranch.

It is required that the couple have experience working hands-on with livestock, excellent housekeeping skills and a background in hospitality. The couple will be responsible for complete care of 30 cattle, 3 horses, chicken and other small livestock.

The client will provide housing on the property (comfortable 4-bedroom, 3-bath house in good condition), and a truck for use.

Experience Requirements

  • 3-5 years in a similar role with verifiable references
  • This position requires previous hands-on experience with cattle, horses and small livestock

Educational Requirements

  • Fluency in English
  • Agricultural background / education preferred
  • Mechanical knowledge required


  • Valid CA driver’s licenses and clean driving records
  • No criminal records or outstanding warrants
  • Non-smokers and drug-free
  • Previous ranch management experience required


  • Care exercise and training for 3 horses, small herd of cattle, small livestock
  • General up-keep and cleaning of several homes, grounds, pool, ponds, shops, barns, roads, fences, firewood, stock water systems, flood irrigation
  • Management of timber stand improvement and harvest, machinery maintenance and repair, caretaking and purchasing of all ranch supplies.
  • Ability to perform light electrical, plumbing and carpentry and operate ranch equipment required.
  • Ability to assist in welcoming and hosting guests of diverse backgrounds is a must.
  • Must be willing to support owner’s use of property when owner and guests are in residence.
  • Assist with guests and groceries when owner and guests are in residence.
  • Housekeeping and maintenance of owner’s lodge, guest homes and cottages.
  • Assist owner and guests with horse riding and instruction as needed.
  • Ability to take on special projects assigned by owners on an as need basis


  • Hospitality
  • Housekeeping
  • Superb management and communication skills

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