Greenacres Farm is a working, generative farm located in Indian Hill, Ohio, running cattle, sheep, hogs, chickens, and turkeys in a multi-species grazing rotation. We are looking for a hard-working, quality-minded candidate with farm/livestock experience. An interest in sustainable agriculture is preferred. Our Farm Hand will complete required tasks including hay feeding, grain feeding, husbandry tasks, temporary fence lines, waterline repair, pasture rotations, stall cleaning, animal housing maintenance, medical treatments, and continual observation of animal behavior to determine wellbeing. As well as, operating farm equipment and implements needed for completion of tasks.
If you enjoy connecting with great people, have a love for animals, and are interested in sustainable agriculture, you might be a Greenacres person.
Ability to work outdoors year-round using open cab XUV for transportation in all weather conditions.
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Must be able to work a weekly schedule of either Sunday - Thursday or Tuesday – Saturday and some holidays are required.
Ability to work in all agricultural buildings (including poultry barns, cattle handling facility, pastures) under all weather conditions with no limitations.
Experience working with Livestock/Animal Care:
Daily chores and health checks for animals including cattle, laying hens, pastured poultry, sheep, and hogs.
Checks of animal infrastructure: fences, water supplies, and available forage.
Use proper animal handling techniques.
Assist with moving animals in pasture rotations.
Ability to maintain records of daily chore completion.
Maintain the cleanliness of all livestock facilities.
Facilitate and support education programs around the farm.
Temporary Net Fence installation and repair.
No herbicide is used on the pastures.
Haying, bush hogging, and weed eating are required.
No-Till planting of diverse annual and perennial grass mixes.
Equipment Operation and Maintenance:
Tractors with pull-behind implements, as well as front loader operation.
Skid steer operation with a bucket, forks, and auger attachments.
Safe operation of tractors with PTO-driven equipment attached.
Truck and trailer operation.
Operate hand and power tools safely for building and repairs.
Valid driver’s license with insurable driving record required.
Some travel is required to our additional farms.
Commitment to working within a functional team and collaborative culture.
Ability to successfully pass a post-offer pre-employment drug test and fingerprint FBI background screen.
Ability to work with both internal and external partners with the same or very different backgrounds to ensure that all who visit Greenacres get the highest quality experience that addresses their needs.
Ability to internalize and reflect our values: QQQ, Grace, Green, and Good Neighbor Policy.
Why Choose Us?
As a company, we invest in our employees in all aspects of their life. We understand that your and your family's health is very important; along with your time here at GAF. All TEAM Members of GAF are a part of Greenacres and live the values that we promote for our visitors: Grace, Good Neighbor Policy, Green, and Quality Quality Quality. Listed below you will find some of the benefits and perks if you choose to be a part of our team at Greenacres.
Market Competitive Salary
Generous PTO Package
Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance Plans
Simplified Employee Pension Plan
Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
Fun & Engaging Culture
Ongoing training, education, and industry partnerships allow you to be up to speed on the latest innovations, technologies, and processes.
Greenacres Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.
No education experience required
Some livestock experience preferred