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Manager of Small Family Farm

Healey Farms LLC

Bergheim, Texas

Job Type Full Time

We are looking for a hardworking individual that is self-motivated, can work well independently and has a strong work ethic and good communication skills. Must be active, able to do heavy lifting at times, and dependable when working alone. You must either have a work history in this field or have grown up on a farm. The long term position is available now and is full time 30-40 hours per week on a 40 acre family farm.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Have a working knowledge of horses and cattle, goats a plus.
  • Feed and care for livestock on a set schedule.
  • Administer medicines and supplements to livestock.
  • Maintain feed and hay inventory and order when necessary.
  • Maintain small outdoor riding arena.

• General grounds and pasture maintenance (weeding, spraying and mowing, trimming fence lines and brush control) including 2 houses, 1 barn and 2 small animal shelters.

• Ability to maintain and safely operate equipment such as a chainsaw, pole saw, zero turn mower and associated farm and garden equipment.

  • Should be able to install, repair and maintain farm fencing.
  • General handyman and mechanical skills.

• Keep equipment, grounds, garden, yards, barns, and stables in good repair and neat.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have transportation and a valid driving license.
  • Be able to lift heavy objects.
  • Must be able to work independently.
HOW TO APPLY

Please apply to jennhealey@yahoo.com.  Please provide your name, experience, and when you would be able to talk by phone or in person to interview.

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