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Goat Milker and Farm Assistant at Spiraledge, Inc - 5970

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Goat Milker and Farm Assistant
Spiraledge, Inc
1919 Bascom Avenue, Ste 300
Campbell, CA 95008
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Job Description: 

Who we are
Spiraledge is a company founded on one essential principle: to help people live healthier lives.

Benaroya Family Farm is a diverse 10 acre homestead in Los Gatos with 300 fruit trees, lots of berries and vegetables, greenhouses, pastures, chickens and 13 dairy goats.

Goat Milker and Farm Assistant
Training is available for this role
Los Gatos, CA | Part-time | Reports to the Farm Manager

The Role
We are looking for someone to assist with animal care/milking at a 13-acre homestead in Los Gatos, CA. Weekend hours are required.

Hours are TBD; most hours are on Saturday and Sunday

$15-20/hr DOE

Duties & Responsibilities: 

What you will do
Milk goats by hand and w/machine on Saturdays and/or Sundays as needed
Filter, bottle, and chill milk
Sterilize milking equipment
Replenish bedding as needed
Ensure water is clean and all waterers are functioning correctly
Collect chicken/duck eggs
Refill animal feed
Basic animal care
Help with a variety of farm-related tasks
Help with vegetable harvest and hand watering
Send daily update on herd status

Education & Experience: 

Who you are and have
Experience milking and caring for dairy goats and chickens
General animal husbandry skills
A keen sense of observation and attention to detail
Organic farming/gardening experience
Ability to lift and carry 50lbs (aka a sack of chicken food)
Good problem solving and judgement skills and know when to get others involved
Like to work alone

Bonus points
Holistic goat care background
Experience w/kidding

Application Instructions: 

If you would like to join our team, please send us your resume and brief cover letter outlining relevant experience. We are willing to train the right person. Here's the link to apply:

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