Equine Specialist in Fond du Lac, WI 54937

Rawhide Youth Services

Job Purpose:

Assists and supports Equine Therapeutic Program and Work Experience Program by providing and assisting in the care of the horses; supervising youth working in the barns (as assigned); maintaining paddocks and barns; assisting with all aspects of equine program as assigned by the Equine Services Supervisor.

Essential Job Functions:

Daily feeding, watering, and turnout of horses
Assisting with farrier and veterinary visits, as needed
Monitoring feed, bedding, and supplement supplies
Performs animal care duties by being responsible for the health and fitness of horses
Maintaining the barn, grounds, paddocks, arena, and stalls by cleaning up manure, sweeping and keeping barns clean and organized; maintaining tack and equipment in good working order
Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations of the facility
Supports the therapy team by assisting in the development of treatment activities and objectives
Other duties as assigned by leadership

Job Qualifications:

Equine Experience
Ability to handle physically demanding job requirements
Ability to handle year-long outdoor conditions
Excellent verbal communication skills
Organizational skills
Ability to multi-task

Benefit Overview:

Competitive Pay
Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
Competitive 401k plan
Flexible Schedule
10 paid Holidays
PTO, VTO, Wellness Day, & Floating Holiday
5 Weeks Paid Sabbatical Leave
Onsite Café (New London)
Tuition Reimbursement
Nature Trails/Waterfront Access on 700+ acres (New London)
Onsite Fitness Center and Gym (New London)
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Development Program
Jury Duty Leave
Bereavement Leave
Paid Benefits for Birth or Adoption

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