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Company Name Chien Noir Farmstead (view profile)
Location Charlottesville, Virginia
Date Posted June 9, 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? Dairy
Position Description We are looking for someone to join the team at our growing goat dairy business. Farm ANIMAL experience required, does not have to be specific to goats but that would be a bonus. **Please include some info about your past farm experience in your resume or cover letter** We are willing to train the right person for this job. Our ideal applicant would be hardworking, dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to the animals, have good critical thinking skills, and a positive attitude. This is a small family business and the right match in terms of personality/work ethic is very important. At the moment this is a part time position but there is the possibility for this to become a full time position for the right person as our business grows. Must have own reliable transportation and driver's license. Must be able to move/lift 50lb bags of grain, 50lb hay bales, etc. Duties include: Help with feeding & caring for herd of 35 goats, lots of chickens, one pony and one donkey. Milking goats and cleaning milking equipment/milk parlor General cleaning and farm maintenance- cleaning stalls/barn, repairing fencing, pasture maintenance. Various other farm jobs based on the season and employee's abilities. Possible work with cheese production- packaging finished product, prep for farmer's markets, etc.
Location Specifics Family farm with dairy on family home and property, located in Southern Albemarle about 15 minutes south of Charlottesville.
Tag Words Goat Dairy, Goats
Positions Available 1
Start Date 2017/06/07
Pay/Salary $12/Hour
Description Small farmstead goat cheese start up business looking for part time farm worker/milker.

Description

Type of farm?

Dairy

Position Description

We are looking for someone to join the team at our growing goat dairy business. Farm ANIMAL experience required, does not have to be specific to goats but that would be a bonus. **Please include some info about your past farm experience in your resume or cover letter** We are willing to train the right person for this job.

Our ideal applicant would be hardworking, dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to the animals, have good critical thinking skills, and a positive attitude. This is a small family business and the right match in terms of personality/work ethic is very important. At the moment this is a part time position but there is the possibility for this to become a full time position for the right person as our business grows.

Must have own reliable transportation and driver's license. Must be able to move/lift 50lb bags of grain, 50lb hay bales, etc.

Duties include:

Help with feeding & caring for herd of 35 goats, lots of chickens, one pony and one donkey.
Milking goats and cleaning milking equipment/milk parlor
General cleaning and farm maintenance- cleaning stalls/barn, repairing fencing, pasture maintenance.
Various other farm jobs based on the season and employee's abilities.
Possible work with cheese production- packaging finished product, prep for farmer's markets, etc.

Location Specifics

Family farm with dairy on family home and property, located in Southern Albemarle about 15 minutes south of Charlottesville.

Tag Words

Goat Dairy

Positions Available

1

Start Date

2017/06/07

Pay/Salary

$12/Hour

Description

Small farmstead goat cheese start up business looking for part time farm worker/milker.
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