Cattle Wrangler  (6346)
Location: New Castle, Colorado
NF Job Number: 6346

Looking for a job working with cattle in Colorado? This beautiful 120 acre Organic farm is located in a scenic rural area less than an hour from Pimlico Race Course and less than two hours from Philadelphia. The position is full-time with housing and utilities provided. Paid vacation after one year of work. You will be joining a team dedicated to maintaining a stress-free work environment and home for about 100 horses, mostly broodmares, foals through yearlings, and two top ranking Mid-Atlantic Stallions.

If you love horses, this job is for you. This is an opportunity to apply your superior horsemanship skills in the care of world class horses.

RESPONSIBILITIES
As a member of a 4-person team you will care for about 100 horses and maintain the farm land, buildings, and equipment. Three members of the team routinely focus on horse care and assist with farming. The fourth member focuses on farming and assists with horse care. This is not a training or riding position.

Horse Care

Provide daily care, including identification of health issues and proper feeding
Participate in daily chores to include mucking stalls
Handle young horses
Daily exercising of young stock
Handle and halter break foals
Handle stallions and broodmares
Daily exercising
Groom and clip
Sale presentations
Assist up to 6 months of the year with all aspects of breeding and foaling
Stallion handling for live cover
Broodmare management
Foal watch and foaling out
Vet care
Assist with vet work
Give medications and treat minor injuries
Conduct night checks

Farm Maintenance

Groundskeeping
Mow and weed
Mend fences
Minimal landscape maintenance
Building maintenance
Minor carpentry, electrical, and plumbing repairs
Painting as needed
Haul hay and horses with a goose-neck trailer.
Operate, repair, maintain and service the farm equipment

QUALIFICATIONS
Experienced foal watch, foaling out, stallion handling, broodmare, and young stock care. Experienced with performance of daily care, including recognition of health issues and proper feeding. Required understanding of daily chores to include mucking stalls, mowing and weeding, mending fence, painting as needed. Handling young horses and stallions helpful. Must have a driver’s license. Pickup truck and trailer driving experience helpful.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Required Experience for Horse Care
3 yrs. experience with broodmare/stallion operation
An aptitude for working with stallions safely
Required Experience for Farm Hand
1 yr. experience farm hand/maintenance

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
A high school or college degree is not a requirement for this position, however, a degree does lend strength to your resume. Useful education would include a degree in fields such as Equine Reproduction, Animal Science, or Equine Science. Experience is the best education. Experience is a must.

SKILLS
Patience and caring attitude, willing to work and care for horses as if they were your own. An aptitude for working with foals. Will handle stallions daily so an aptitude for working with stallions safely and with skill a must. Can train some skills, such as AI, injections, clipping etc., however, you need to be experienced in basic horsemanship.

We constantly strive for performance excellence in breeding and growing world class race horses. That can only be achieved by work and learn as a team. You should expect to experience person growth in this job.

To apply for this position click our application link and note the job number on the application form.  www.nutrientfarm.com/apply

Event Staff  (6349)
Location: New Castle, Colorado
NF Job Number: 6349

Are you looking for a great Part Time job to make some extra money?
The roots of Heritage Prairie Farm were planted in 2006 and the doors to the farm store first opened
in April 2007. Since then, we’ve been keeping bees, raising vegetables, going to farmers markets,
dishing out farm dinners, and hosting amazing events on the farm. Because of the talents,
determination and hard work of the Heritage Prairie staff, we’ve created a successful business model
in sustainable, small-scale farming and premier event venue.
Events Team Member for Events – Servers, Bartenders, Runners and Dishwashers
Key Areas of Responsibility:
• Maintain a professional appearance and mannerism
• Assist with set-up/clean-up of tables, linens, chairs, etc
• Provide excellent food and beverage service
• Maintain knowledge of policies and procedures
• Maintain sense of urgency
• Maintains cleanliness of event areas
• Maintain positive and professional attitude
• Complete all other assigned duties when necessary
• Maintain clear and open communication between all staff members
• Follow Health and Safety practices at all times
Terms of Employment: Part Time / Seasonal (May-November)
$9 per hour plus Gratuity. Averages $20-25 per hour
Qualifications:
• Requires standing/walking/bending/carrying throughout shift and ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
• Willingness to work outside for extended periods of time in a wide range of weather conditions
• Available for duration of events season (May – November)
• Self- motivated and Ability to work independently with minimal direction
• Excellent communication skills and an eye for detail and the ability to multi-task.
• Bassett Certification and Illinois Food Handlers Certificate
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $20.00 /hour

 

To apply for this position click our application link and note the job number on the application form.  www.nutrientfarm.com/apply