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Full-Time Position at Boyce Ranch

Overview: This central Montana operation is multifaceted and a highly desirable work environment. The ranch is home to 650± mother cows, and 200± yearlings that will be turned out of grass. Additionally, there is a feedlot with roughly 1,200± head occupancy that primarily serves as a heifer development program. This is more than just a cowboy position, operating and maintaining equipment, putting up dryland hay, maintaining fences, general cattle husbandry and constant land stewardship are all equal parts of this job. Most cattle work is done horseback, there is capable management in place and additionaly employees.


  • Daily tasks include but not limited to: Feeding cattle, managing herd health, doctoring cattle as needed, equipment operation and maintenance, outbuilding and grounds maintenance.
  • Other fluctuating tasks: fencing, haying, processing new cattle, branding, water system maintenance/repair.
  • Must be hard working and considered as a "self-starter" and previous related experience is preferable.
  • Simultaneously be independent while working well with other crew members.

Job Specifics:

  • Full-time salary position, pay is DOE.
  • The opportunity is needing to be filled immediately.
  • Housing is available for one employee and can accommodate a small family if needed.
  • Bring you own horses, dogs are not ideal but negotiable.
  • The ranch headquarters is located just 20 minutes east of Lewistown, Montana.
  • This ranch has been in the same family for generations, pride in their cattle and land stewardship is evident.

All candidate must be able to provide 3 references to be considered for the job. If you have a great work ethic and open mind, we are willing to teach on the job.

Contact: Sam Shearer at 406-949-0299.

Farm and Ranch Manager for Morning Ride Ranch

Position: Fulltime Farm and Ranch Manager (couples allowed, but only one position)

Qualifications: Knowledge & Experience in farming & ranching, bachelors degree

Pay: $22,880/ year + Apartment and utilities (including internet)

Location: Ronan, MT

Open Until: May 15th

Overview: Independent self-starter needed to work with owners of a single-family owned farm and ranch.  Willingness to work to optimize income is required.  Initial summer activities will be centered around hay operations.  Thus knowledge of hay operations from A-Z required.  Small cow/ calf and pure-bred operations are a component of the ranch.  Long-term owners are older and relatives are not involved in day to day operations. 

Description: Farming includes all types of equipment used for grass, alfalfa, barley and other crop production. Activities include tilling, plowing, planting, haying and baling grass, alfalfa, and straw. Large and small bales; Fencing; Cattle maintenance; House maintenance and equipment routine maintenance.   During downtimes, there may be instances when travel to northern California mountains will be needed to assist with cattle operations there.

Contact: Please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected] and dates when available for a virtual interview.


The Montana Conservation Corps has a mission of "Inspiring young people through hands-on conservation service to be leaders, stewards of the land, and engaged citizens who improve their communities." We do this through adventure with purpose, with members in a variety of positions that can fit individual, conservation, and community needs. Our corps members say MCC is a great place for personal growth, to learn practical job skills, build confidence, strengthen communication and leadership competencies, and to develop the ability to work well with people from all walks of life.

  • Living Stipend: $1,040 bi-weekly before taxes
  • AmeriCorps Education Award: $6,895 upon successful completion of the program
  • Health Insurance: Provided at no cost
  • Location: Varies based on host site placement
  • Impact of the Program


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"Each year Career, Internship & Student Employment Services at Montana State University conducts a survey to determine placement rates and salary survey information from recent MSU graduates (Summer 2017, Fall 2017, and Spring 2018). Graduates were requested to participate in the survey to provide relevant information regarding the transition from college to career/graduate school. The contents of this document reflect the information gleaned from that effort, demonstrating “life after university“ with regard to employment, graduate school, salary, location, etc."

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