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Company Name Mahaffey Farms (view profile)
Location Princeton, Louisiana
Date Posted February 5, 2017
Category A Farm/Business Posting A Job
Job Type Farm Help: Part-time, Full-Time, Commission Based, Job Oriented or Employees
Type of farm? Diverse (Animals/Plants)
Expectations Versatility is essential. You must be able to adapt to ever changing circumstances and people. Must work well with others but comfortable on solo tasks and projects. Infectious positive attitude. Independent and self driven. Can handle long hours when required to finish the job. Healthy work ethic. Balanced steady pace... Mechanically inclined/competent. Pride in your work. Perfection isn't expected but good craftsmanship is a priority. Passionate about farming as a career/profession. Considerate and observant of the animals in your care. Respect for animal welfare and nature. Constant improvement. Willingness to improve existing systems whenever possible.
Which Meals Breakfast, Lunch
Position Description Livestock Manager : We are looking for an experienced team member to help us take our farm to the next level. Minimum 1 year experience on a diversified pastured livestock farm or completion of Polyface internship program required. Must have experience with Broilers, Layers, and Pigs. Cattle experience is a bonus. Primary responsibilities will consist of managing ALL aspects of pastured poultry and pork production operations. Management of interns. Management of product inventory and record keeping. Occasional customer service.
Housing Available Yes
Housing Location On Farm
Meals Provided Yes
Location Specifics Our farm is located just a 15-20 minutes drive from downtown Shreveport, the third largest city in Louisiana.
Application Process Email only. Applicants must submit: Cover letter Resume 3 professional references Expect multiple interviews and on farm check out.
Tag Words Butchering On Farm, Cattle, Chicken, Composting, Direct Market, Dogs, Eggs, Farm Tours, Forestry, Fruit, Further Processing, Grass, Holistic, Livestock, Multi-species, Non-GMO, Nuts, Orchard, Organic, Pastured, Permaculture, Poultry, Seasonal, Swine, Tourists (On Farm Events), Tree Farm, Vegetable, Woodworking
Positions Available 1
Start Date 2017/03/01
Pay/Salary Negotiated Salary + housing, meals, food, and bonus opportunities
Description Mahaffey Farms is a 300+ acre regenerative farm in Northwest Louisiana. We raise pastured livestock and a small market garden. We sell direct to our customers through local farmers' markets, on farm sales, and our own local delivery service. Our products include pasture raised pork, broilers, eggs, grass fed beef, and vegetables

Description

Type of farm?

Diverse (Animals/Plants)

Expectations

Versatility is essential. You must be able to adapt to ever changing circumstances and people.
Must work well with others but comfortable on solo tasks and projects.
Infectious positive attitude.
Independent and self driven. Can handle long hours when required to finish the job.
Healthy work ethic. Balanced steady pace...
Mechanically inclined/competent.
Pride in your work. Perfection isn't expected but good craftsmanship is a priority.
Passionate about farming as a career/profession.
Considerate and observant of the animals in your care. Respect for animal welfare and nature.
Constant improvement. Willingness to improve existing systems whenever possible.

Which Meals

Breakfast

Position Description

Livestock Manager :
We are looking for an experienced team member to help us take our farm to the next level.
Minimum 1 year experience on a diversified pastured livestock farm or completion of Polyface internship program required.
Must have experience with Broilers, Layers, and Pigs. Cattle experience is a bonus.
Primary responsibilities will consist of managing ALL aspects of pastured poultry and pork production operations.
Management of interns.
Management of product inventory and record keeping.
Occasional customer service.

Housing Available

Yes

Housing Location

On Farm

Meals Provided

Yes

Location Specifics

Our farm is located just a 15-20 minutes drive from downtown Shreveport, the third largest city in Louisiana.

Application Process

Email only.
Applicants must submit:
Cover letter
Resume
3 professional references

Expect multiple interviews and on farm check out.

Tag Words

Butchering On Farm

Positions Available

1

Start Date

2017/03/01

Pay/Salary

Negotiated Salary + housing, meals, food, and bonus opportunities

Description

Mahaffey Farms is a 300+ acre regenerative farm in Northwest Louisiana. We raise pastured livestock and a small market garden. We sell direct to our customers through local farmers' markets, on farm sales, and our own local delivery service. Our products include pasture raised pork, broilers, eggs, grass fed beef, and vegetables
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