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Part-time Farmhand Position

The Oasis Animal Sanctuary is looking for a part time farmhand for either Saturdays or Sundays. Duties include feeding horses and outside animals 2x per day; cleaning the horse fields (weather permitting); cleaning poultry coops as needed; applying any medications or sprays to the animals; and reporting any fence damage or needed maintenance. Additional duties include - time permitting - mowing any part of the property when needed, keeping steps and walkways clear of debris or snow; maintaining the cleanliness of the barn. Start date is ASAP. Prior farmhand experience not required, but advantageous; equine experience is required. 

 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Working knowledge of equine behavior ESSENTIAL. (poultry behavior a plus)

  • Physical ability for reasonable farm work (like walking to/in/and around horse pastures totaling approx 15 acres, lifting bales of hay and 50 lb bags of feed)

  • Organizational skills & ability to take direction

  • Willingness to work in all kinds of weather

  • Ability to drive tractor or willingness to learn to drive tractor

  • Basic understanding of tractors and farm equipment

  • Patience with volunteers and visitors

 

NOTE: HORSE KNOWLEDGE IS ESSENTIAL; THIS IS NOT A “LEARN AS YOU GO” POSITION.

PROOF OF U.S. CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED!!

 

Call for more information 856-284-6311 or apply below.

Click here for a printable application. Printable application can be returned by mail or email.

Personal Information

Do you have any friends, relatives, or acquintances working for Oasis?
If hired, would you have transportation to/from work?
Are you over the age of 18?
If hired would you be able to present evidence of your US citizenship or proof of your legl right to work in the United States?
Have you ever been convicted of, or pleaded no contest to, a felony within the last five years?
If hired, are you willing to submit a controlled substance test?

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