Connecticut – Deep River Farms hiring Livestock Farm Hand

Deep River, Connecticut

Livestock Farm-Hand

Deep River Farms is a diversified, non-certified organic farm in Deep River, CT.

We are seeking a part time livestock farm hand to help care for our organic and naturally raised laying hens and Nigerian Dwarf goats. We are looking for a self-motivated individual to join our team. The candidate must have passion for working with animals and attention to detail.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Independent self-starter.
  • Experience with animals a plus.
  • Basic knowledge of farm systems and the unique expectations of farm work.
  • Must be comfortable using and maintaining tools and mechanized equipment.
  • Applicants must be able to lift 50 pounds and work in all weather. Weekend work required.

Responsibilities:

  • Day to-day care of the animals (clearing stalls, providing food, moving animals and their mobile coops etc).
  • Maintenance, construction and repair assistance as directed
  • Grinding, mixing and tracking grain for all of the animals.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Instructions to apply: Please send 3 job related references, resume, and cover-letter, describing your qualifications for this freelance, consultant position to: farmer@ deepriverfarms.com

COMPENSATION: TBD

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