Farm Hand in Christiana, TN

The Gentle Barn

Job Description

This full-time position will care for the pigs, sheep, goats, chickens, turkeys, horses, and cows living at The Gentle Barn, a farmed animal sanctuary.

This highly sought after and meaningful position is waiting for the perfect candidate who loves working with animals along with a small team of other like-minded people.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure animals are properly fed, provided fresh water and a clean living environment (fresh hay, straw, shavings, and mucking out stalls)
  • Prepare and provide fresh, organic produce for the animals daily
  • Maintain cleanliness throughout the entire facility through dusting, pressure washing and wiping down of equipment on regular basis
  • Utilize the gator to pick up and clean poop throughout the animals pastures and paddocks

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Gentle and kind person who cares deeply for animals
  • Must be highly trainable and eager to learn
  • Must have horse and large animal experience.
  • Must be available to work varying hours based on the needs of the business including weekends
  • Must be punctual and ready to work at established time

HOURS 7:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m. 5 days/week

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 – $16.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Holidays
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: One location

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