Part-time Farmhand Position

The Oasis Animal Sanctuary is looking for a part-time farmhand/groundskeeper, 3 days per week (choice of Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.) Duties include but not limited to: feeding horses and outside animals 2x per day; cleaning the horse fields daily; grooming horses as needed and applying any medications or sprays; inspecting fences and run-in sheds for damage or repairs; mow approximately 16 -17 acres and weed whack around part of the property; keeping steps and walkways clear of debris or snow; maintaining the cleanliness of the barn; and driving and using small farm tractors. Start date is September 1.  Prior farm hand experience not required but advantageous.

 

 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

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

  • Physical ability for reasonable farm work (like walking a 21 acre property, 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

  • Ability to remain calm and respectful with rude visitors, and patience with volunteers

 

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

 

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

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