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Farm Assistant at Moon Hollow Ranch - 13028

Job Title: 
Farm Assistant
Moon Hollow Ranch
95476 Sonoma , CA
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Moon Hollow Ranch is seeking a full or part time Farm Assistant to join our team. We require a very detail oriented, hard worker with the ability to work independently. We raise registered Babydoll Southdown Sheep, Nigerian Dwarf Goats, KuneKune Pigs and assorted poultry, grow heirloom fruit and berries, have an olive oil production orchard and a production vegetable garden. This position hours can be between 24 to 40 hours per week and each shift is generally 8 hours: a set schedule is required, however there is some flexibility in the days and times you choose to work.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

The major responsibilities of the position may include, but are not limited to:

Keeping areas neat and tidy at all times to maintain the aesthetic of the estate
Observing all animals for signs of stress or illness
Daily feeding and care of livestock
Collecting, cleaning and packing eggs
Mucking barn and paddocks on a weekly basis
Cleaning chicken coops on a weekly basis
Digging, planting, maintenance and harvest of production garden
Additional tasks may include milking goats, beekeeping, noxious and invasive plant management, trimming hooves, administering medication as needed, etc.

Education & Experience: 

Minimum Job Requirements:

Ability to use equipment and power tools safely, taking extremely good care of all equipment
Ability to safely work outside year-round, including in inclement weather and with exposure to poison oak and rattlesnakes
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions, work as part of a team, and work independently
Must be able to lift 50+ lbs
Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality and privacy
Valid California Driver's license and a reliable means of transportation
Full background security check
Strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
Ability to be punctual and keep a good attendance record

Application Instructions: 

To be considered for a position, please include a cover letter mentioning the position you are applying for, a resume detailing your past work experience and three references. Email to: info@moonhollowranch.com
More information on this position may be found at https://www.moonhollow.com/Ranch/jobs

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture