Kentucky: Foxhollow Farm seeks Cattle Farm Worker

8 Apr

Foxhollow Farm is a 1300 acre, Family owned, Biodynamic/Organic Farm
Located in Crestwood, Kentucky just 15 miles north of Louisville,
Kentucky. www.foxhollow.com
Hourly pay:
$8.00-$11.00 based on experience
Hours
Full time, min. 40 hour per week, some weekends.
Job Summary
Foxhollow Farm is seeking a hardworking and self-motivated farm worker for the grass-fed beef and haying operation.  Applicants should be flexible to help with other areas of the farm’s work as needed.
Core Responsibilities:
Work closely under cattle farm manager doing various farm jobs. Perform duties related to livestock reproduction, such as breeding
animals within appropriate timeframes, performing artificial inseminations, and helping with animal births. Herd livestock to pastures for grazing or to scales, trucks, or other enclosures. Drive, maintain, and repair farm equipment. Perform fence and building maintenance and repairs. Carry out other duties as assigned.
Core Competencies
•       Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a small team setting
•       Self-starter able to take initiative and follow tasks through to completion
•       Effective verbal communication skills
•       Positive and professional attitude
•       Previous work experience on a farm is preferred
•       Have a passion for and experience working with cattle/livestock
•       Basic farm equipment skills
•       Hay/Bilge/Silage knowledge and experience preferred
•       Attention to detail
•       Good time management skills
In addition to experience in the above areas, a passion for the local food movement would make a big difference for this position.
Contact: Derek Lawson at Derek@foxhollow.com to apply or for more information.

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