- Seed and manage the pastures
- Prep haying equipment
- Machine operation
- Minor mechanical work on machines
- Clean and store equipment
- Build and repair fencing
- Chop and collect firewood
- If it’s broke – fix it
- Clean stalls, pens, and equipment, using disinfectant solutions, brushes, shovels, water hoses, and/or pumps.
- Examine animals to detect illness, injury, or disease, and to check physical characteristics, such as rate of weight gain.
- Groom, clip, trim animals hair.
- Herd livestock to pastures for grazing or to scales, trucks, or other enclosures.
- Drive trucks, tractors, and other equipment to distribute feed to animals.
- Mark livestock to identify ownership and grade, using brands, tags, paint, or tattoos.
- Mix feed, additives, and medicines in prescribed portions.
- Feed and water livestock; and monitor food and water supplies.
- Provide medical treatment, such as administering medications and vaccinations; or arrange for veterinarians to provide more extensive treatment.
- Shift animals between grazing areas to ensure that they have sufficient access to food.
- Spray livestock with disinfectants and insecticides; or dip or bathe animals.
- Collect, inspect, and place eggs in incubators; operate machines for egg washing, candling, and grading; and pack eggs in cartons.
- Inspect, maintain, and repair equipment, machinery, buildings, pens, yards, and fences.
- Move equipment, poultry, or livestock from one location to another, manually or using trucks or carts.
- Order food for animals, and arrange for its delivery.
- Patrol grazing lands on horseback or using all-terrain vehicles.
- Protect herds from predators, using trained dogs. Performing General Physical Activities
- Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
- Controlling Machines and Processes -- Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
- Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings -- Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
- Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material -- Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
- Self-starter, highly motivated, and able to complete projects with limited or no direct supervision once trained
- Desire to improve processes and efficiency throughout the operation
- Possess the ability for strategic planning for the future of the operation and ability to see projects through to completion
- A CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) would be helpful, but not required
- Ability to work long hours (80+ hours per week during peak seasons which include planting and harvest)
- MUST be able to pass a criminal background check, FBI fingerprinting and Child abuse clearances.
- Internet connection
- Monthly Compensation based on experience
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