Grounds Manager

Coves Darden P.R.E. Farm

Aiken,  South Carolina
AgribusinessHorse

Large Horse breeding and training facility is looking for capable Grounds Manager to head maintenance department.

Applicants must have prior experience:

  • Tasking employees, insuring job is completed as intended. Coordinate and report back to owners. 
  • Safe operation of farm equipment such as Backhoes, Tractors and attachments such as chippers, bush hogs, hay cutting and baling equipment.
  • Safe operation of small equipment such as mowers, weed eaters, chain saws, pressure washers, drills etc...
  • Handling horses or other livestock.

Daily and seasonal farm activities:

  • Feeding, watering and mucking stalls (group effort)
  • Chemical vegetation control along fence lines, around buildings, pastures, etc
  • General landscaping and maintenance of green spaces
  • Chemical fly control system maintenance
  • Empty manure pit and spread manure
  • Repairs to plumbing:water troughs, water hydrants as needed
  • Winterization of pipes, water hydrants
  • Fence and gate repair as needed
  • Maintenance of trails and roads.
  • Dragging arenas 
  • Maintenance of pastures and hay fields
  • Ordering feed, shavings and supplies, receiving PO's 
  • Scheduling equipment service calls and keeping records
  • Preparing property for events 

Position is full time. 8am - 1pm Lunch break 2pm - 6pm  5-6 days per week.  

2 weeks Vacation/year

Pay is monthly and rate is based on experience.

Living on site is not required. New three bedroom brick rental houses on fenced acre lots that include a fire place and appliances when available may be rented at discounted rate to Coves Darden Farm employees.  

Applicants must submit a resume for consideration. If the resume does not reflect experience with horses and/or livestock please provide a cover letter with those details. Email subject Grounds Manager Applicant - covesdardenpre@gmail.com  Any questions, please call Dorothea Darden 803-270-5912 Monday - Friday 8am -6pm



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