The Grassland Steward position is intended for an agrarian who wants to take a step up in their agricultural career and grow with a business. This position will be dynamic in nature and will be oriented to fit the right applicant. Around 65% of the Grassland Steward position will entail working with native pastures and improved irrigated fields to build resiliency with the land. This includes
moving cattle using Management intensive Grazing, understanding cattle health, irrigating the fields, analyzing how Grama Grass and Livestock’s land management practices affect the fields, and more. This individual will work with the Owner and other employees to accomplish these tasks. The other 35% of the Grassland Steward position will be dedicated to creating grazing plans, site plans, land management contracts, finding agricultural leases, grant writing, creating land monitoring strategies, and, generally speaking, the business side of Grama Grass and Livestock’s land management program. In this position, the Grassland Steward will work directly with the
Owner to create and implement plans that will improve the land management business, as well as develop key performance indicators that will help define success for Grama Grass and Livestock. As the business grows, the Grassland Steward will earn responsibility within Grama Grass and Livestock. Grama Grass and Livestock will adjust the role to fit the right person.
This role will be located in Boulder, Colorado. It is a full-time position (40 hours/week) with an hourly wage of $16.50/hour plus a 2.5% Revenue Share from the total business. The Revenue Share will be granted after a month-long trial period and will only be received at the end of 2022. Based on projections, this could equate to a role valued around $21/hour. Work days are flexible, This might include days where the employee works in the morning and the evening, but is off during the day. This is not a seasonal position.
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