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PT or FT Barn Staff - Ocala

Ocala, Florida 34478
United States
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Date Posted: 12/19/2023 | Last Updated: 12/19/2023
Categories:
Farm Maintenance, General Farm Labor, Groom - Dressage, Groom - General, Groom - Hunter/Jumper, Groom - Western
Positions Available:
Full Time, Part Time, Temporary
Annual Salary Range:
$25,000 - $29,999
Minimum Education Level:
None
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
Languages Required:
Any Language
Drivers license required?
Yes
Commercial drivers license required?
No
Own car required?
Yes
Pets allowed?
No
Non-smoker required?
No
Live on site?
No
Will pay to relocate?
No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
One of Ocala's most luxurious, gated equestrian communities is looking for additional help for their long-term residents! This facility is home to several small stables with shared, private turnouts, shared arenas, and miles of hacking throughout the property. This facility is only open to members of the community, and boarders have the option to select either full care or dry stall boarding. Currently, there are around 22 horses requiring full-care responsibilities, with numbers subject to seasonal changing. These facilities and horses receive the absolute highest standards of care year round, and the property is centrally located to Ocala's best amenities!
Job Description
We are looking for one more reliable, knowledgeable set of hands to join in the care of these lovely boarded horses! This position can be structured as either a full time or part time opportunity, with the main need currently being for afternoon work responsibility. There is a stall service that comes in the mornings for the horses who are not turned out overnight, and a team of 2-3 individuals is generally on site full time for the 22 horses on full-care board. Afternoon chores consist of feeding, turnout, light stall picking, cleaning hooves of horses coming in from turnout, blanketing, and light facility upkeep. On average, one can expect about 3-4 hours of work per day in the afternoons, and ideally we are looking for someone 6 days per week, with Mondays or Sundays as the off day.

Job Duties
- Lead horses to/from turnout
- Feed horses hay and supplements
- Light picking of stalls
- Cleaning horses feet when coming in from turnout
- Blanketing when necessary
- Light cleaning of stables
- Conversing with boarders as necessary
- Occasional other duties, dependent on weather
Job Requirements
Job Requirements
- Minimum 2-3 years horse handling experience
- Ability to notice if something is off about one of the horses
- Strong communication skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Reliable transportation
- Horses-first attitude is a must!
Benefits
- $15-17.00/hr
- Workers comp insurance
- Potential for full-time employment for strong candidates
- Potential for full benefits for full-time employees

This is not a riding opportunity. There will not be any possibility for housing, stabling, or training - now, or in the future.
Description of Housing Provided
No housing provided
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