|Organization||Philo Ridge Farm|
2766 Mt. Philo Road
Charlotte, VT 05445
With guidance from the Land and Livestock Manager, the Assistant Livestock Manager will be responsible for the general care and management of livestock and livestock infrastructure on the farm. Additionally, they will support all farm operations, including forage maintenance, seasonal hay production, livestock husbandry, compost production, mushroom production, building and grounds maintenance, and other designated farm related activities. Workload and tasks will change depending on the season. The livestock management includes 85 Belted Galloway cattle, 4 to 5 thousand broilers through the growing season, two mobile layer houses, 60 rotationally grazed pigs, and 100 sheep.
The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, self-starter who is passionate about sustainable livestock farming and shares Philo Ridge Farm’s dedication to the ecological sustainability of the land. We practice management intensive rotational grazing. At our heart, we are grass farmers who are trying to produce healthy swards of diverse grass and legume species while using livestock in a management intensive system to increase soil fertility and carbon retention in the plants and soil.
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Team Management & Administration:
|Date Posted||February 20th, 2021|
|Deadline||Open until filled|
|# of Positions Available||1|
|Categories||Agriculture and culinary tourism|
|Compensation||Compensation Compensation is based on verified experience. Benefits & Perks At Philo Ridge Farm we strive to provide a healthy and exciting learning environment for our team. While the farm is located in the rural town of Charlotte, it is only a 25-minute drive to downtown Burlington where you can find restaurants, shops, theaters and a culturally rich community. Benefits include accrued paid time off, complimentary staff meal prepared daily, and an employee discount on products in our Market. Employee housing is available and living on farm is strongly preferred for this position.|
|How to Apply||Candidates should send the following via email to email@example.com: · Cover letter explaining their interest in this job and available start date · Resume · Three references and their contact information Qualified candidates will be contacted directly. Note: All New Hires are required to show proof of a Negative COVID-19 PCR Test prior to start. Philo Ridge Farm is an equal opportunity employer who encourages applications from women, people of color and other members of underrepresented groups who will contribute to the diversity of its staff. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.|