Old Milburnie Farm – Livestock Production Manager

Farm/Organization Name: Old Milburnie Farm
Contact Name: Daniel Dayton
Contact Email: oldmilburniefarm@gmail.com
Location: Raleigh, NC
Region: Triangle NC
Farm Description – Basic information about what is produced on your farm.: Old Milburnie Farm is located 20 minutes east of Raleigh. 2018 will be the sixth year of the business. OMF produces diversified vegetables, mushrooms, chicken and pork. We use all organic methods for our vegetables and mushrooms, but are not certified organic. Our animals are fed 100% GMO-free feed and raised on pasture/forest. We attend 3 farmers’ market, have a small CSA and several local restaurant clients. We’re expanding operations this year and hiring new team members.
Number of Available Positions: 2
Job/Internship Description: Job Description – Livestock Production Manager
Looking for a motivated individual for full-time farm position. Candidate will oversee the pastured chicken and pork enterprises on the farm. We process birds weekly for several local restaurants, businesses and our farmers’ markets. We’re looking for someone to manage all aspects of the animal operation. Vegetable work may be included from time to time, but will not be the majority of the responsibilities.

Responsibilities will include:
• Pasture Poultry Management – feeding, watering, pasture management
• Chicken Processing – on-farm processing
• Woodland Pork Management
• Weekly Farmers’ Market (Saturda or Wednesday)
• On-farm events
• 40+ hours per week

Job/Internship Start & End Dates: 3/1/18- 9/1/18 – for the right individual(s) there is oppurtunity until the end of the year.
Qualifications: Farm experience is highly preferred. Applicants must be capable of lifting 50 lb feed bags and willing to work/process animals.
Salary/Compensation: $400-$450/wk
Application Instructions: Email a resume and a short description of your motivation for seeking a farm job. Resume needs to include references.
Website: oldmilburniefarm.com
Closing Date: rolling until filled

 

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