Livestock Manager at Freedom Food Farm

Livestock Manager - full time year-round position 50-60 hours/week peak season, 40 hours off season
Start date – flexible November-February

- 2-3 years livestock farming experience and/or degree in related agricultural field preferred, minimum one year livestock farming experience
-Basic knowledge of livestock handling and husbandry including cows, sheep, chickens, hogs, goats, and turkeys
-Basic knowledge of livestock fencing set up, repair, and maintenance
-Basic tractor operation skills, experience making hay and maintaining equipment preferred
-Punctual and reliable
-Able to lift 50lbs
-Desire to accomplish farm-wide goals by communicating and working with other members of our team in a quick and efficient manner

-Implement yearly livestock plan created by farm manager
-Perform daily livestock care tasks such as feeding, watering, moving fences and livestock
-Assist in lambing, kidding, calving, farrowing, and castrating of farm livestock
-Assist in on farm hay production
-Assist in portable and permanent high tensile fence repair and maintenance
-Assist with other farm tasks such as field transplanting, weeding, harvesting, washing, deliveries, farmers markets, and value-added production during off peak seasons
-Position starts at $12-15/hr depending on experience. Free farm vegetables and grains and discount on meat, eggs, and value added products.