Weatherlow Farms Hiring Assistant Livestock Manager

Weatherlow Farms, founded in 2014, is located in the seaside town of Westport, MA. We raise the highest quality grass-fed beef, lamb, chevon, pork, pastured poultry, and eggs. All are cared for employing environmentally sustainable and socially responsible practices which focus on the special relationship between land, animal, and food. Our “eco-organic”, biological farming practices allow us to honor the special link between soil health, animal health, and human health. This is an immediate full time (40+ hours a week) position through the end of harvest (late December). After December, a qualified candidate would convert to a salaried position. Compensation commensurate with experience. No housing is provided.

Position Title: Assistant Livestock Manager

Job Description: Assist farm manager in the day-to-day operation of the farm and off-site goatscaping services, assist in marketing efforts including deliveries, on-farm sales, on-farm events, and running farmers markets, and help with the general upkeep of the farm and record keeping.

Qualifications: Ideal candidates have a long-term interest in the farm and an ability to recognize the diverse opportunities that exist here. They have a serious work ethic, are curious and enthusiastic, and bring a positive dynamic to the team. Additionally, strong candidates will have meaningful livestock experience, can operate a tractor and drive a truck and trailer, and are able to represent the farm at events and points of sale. The ability to follow instructions but have adaptive thinking skills is critical. Those that are interested in living in a beautiful, rural, but lively area would fit well.

See our website at weatherlowfarms.com

Send cover letter and resume to: Ryan Wagner, Owner,  ryan[at]weatherlowfarms.com

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