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Farm Hand

West Townshend, Vermont 05359
United States
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Date Posted: 09/06/2021 | Last Updated: 09/06/2021
General Farm Labor, Groom - General
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
$25,000 - $29,999
Minimum Education Level:
High School
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
Languages Required:
Any Language
Drivers license required?
Commercial drivers license required?
Own car required?
Pets allowed?
Non-smoker required?
Live on site?
Will pay to relocate?
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
Gerda’s Equine Rescue is a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating, and rehoming mainly slaughter bound horses. We are hiring a Barn Farm Hand that will report directly to the Barn Manager and will be responsible for helping to maintain the farm in clean working order. We have approximately 15 horses.
Job Description
Daily stable chores include but are not limited to: mucking stalls, cleaning
water and feed bowls/throughs, feeding, dragging the ring, mowing the lawns, and unloading hay, bedding, and grain.
Job Requirements
Must be reliable with a helpful attitude, comfortable working with and around horses, work well both with others and independently, lift 50 pounds regularly, be able to work outside in all weather conditions (rain, snow, heat), have a high school diploma, be able to pass a background check, and have your own transportation (there are no stores within walking distance of the farm).
This is a full-time position that comes with housing and includes the following benefits package:
Rent: One Bedroom Apartment includes utilities and wifi $850
Board: Board available for 1 horse including hay & grain (that is used at the rescue) $400
Weekly Salary: $260.00 per week x 4 weeks= $1,040 $1,040
Monthly Benefits Package $2,290

Yearly Benefits Package= $27,480

**COVID vaccines are required for all staff working at our rescue. You must either be fully vaccinated or willing to get vaccinated prior to your start date if hired.
Description of Housing Provided
One bedroom apartment-all utilities and wifi included