Virginia Classifieds: Farm Hand

Listed in: Employment - Help Wanted

Farm Hand

Date Added: 11/30/2021
Posted By: John Funkhouser
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O'Sullivan Farms in Charles Town, WV is a large, full service thoroughbred breeding operation that foals anywhere between 60-100 mares every year. We are seeking to hire an energetic, enthusiastic, and dedicated worker for our upcoming 2022 foaling season.
This day shift position must work six days a week, from mid-January/February until late August, and the shift is from 7AM to 4 or 5PM depending on work load. Applicant must also be willing to help on holidays. Competitive wages are based upon experience.
Duties for this job include, but are not limited to:

  • Turnout of horses
  • Mucking stalls
  • Giving hay and water to the horses
  • Feeding the horses in the fields and checking them over closely
  • Basic farm maintenance
  • Assisting the vets or farriers as needed
  • Assisting other workers in daily tasks
  • Helping maintain farm machinery
  • Helping with hay making in the late spring and summer
    An ideal candidate should:
    Be comfortable handling horses
    Have experience with horses
    Have a good eye and pay close attention to details
    Have very strong communication skills and be a team player
    Be physically able to be on your feet for almost your whole shift, and be able to lift at least 100 lbs
    Be very open to learning along the way
    If you are interested in applying for this position, or have questions about this position, please send an email with a resume and cover letter. All applicants will undergo an interview and must have their own transportation.



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