Deep River, Connecticut
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.
- 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