Ranch / Farm Hand

Lonely Lane Farms

Job Description

Lonely Lane Farm is a vertically integrated family farm that mergers forage production, livestock production, on-farm USDA inspected meat processing, and direct to consumer and wholesale distribution. Lonely Lane Farms is looking for a dedicated person to fill a full-time position working in all aspects of our farm.

The duties of this position are diverse and will include work with livestock (100+ head cattle herd & 100+ head goat herd), helping with seasonal farming operations, helping with distribution and time assisting in our meat processing facility.

Lonely Lane Farms
Job Description:
Position – Livestock and Farm hand
Hours – approx. 40 – 45 hours weekly.
Wage – DOE, $16.50 to $19.50/hr.

Shift Start & End Time – Flexible, varies with time of year and assigned tasks of the day.

Monday – Friday (weekends as necessary).

Job Description:

  • Helping with daily feeding and care of cattle, goats, and livestock guardian dogs.
  • Walking and repairing fence lines of grazed lands.
  • Use of tractors and equipment to feed and care for livestock.
  • Delivering products (twice weekly) with dedicated refrigerated delivery vehicle.
  • Help with Lonely Lane Farms farmers’ market booth as needed Feb-Nov.
  • Operate farm equipment and farm trucks during planting and harvest of forage.
  • Help with general maintenance of facilities and equipment as needed.
  • Work in our USDA inspected meat processing facility as need when hours are not available on the farm to maintain 40 hour minimum work week.

Job Requirements:

  • Lift 10 lbs regularly
  • Lift 50 lbs occasionally
  • Lift 80 lbs occasionally
  • Ability to stoop/bend, crouch, kneel, twist, reach, push/pull without restrictions.
  • Basic math skills
  • Experience and desire to work with livestock (goats or cattle)
  • Experience with agriculture tractors and equipment.
  • Ability to drive a manual transmission vehicle.
  • Driver’s license
  • Self-motivated
  • Work well independently & with others.
  • Prior farm work experience preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.50 – $19.50 per hour

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No nights
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Mount Angel, OR 97362: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

  • Livestock: 1 year (Required)
  • Agriculture: 1 year (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Required)

Work Location: One location

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