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Montpelier, VT job

Phone Number: 347-628-1627

Email: kurt@vermontcompost.com

The primary responsibility of the Herd Manager is to further develop the training and breeding program and to provide all necessary care for our American Mammoth Donkeys. There is frequent collaboration with our Poultry Farmer and covering chicken chores 2-3 days a week will be a secondary responsibility.

Specific duties will include but are not limited to:
General care for all equines and associated chores
Maintenance and care for all related equipment, harnesses, fences, etcetera
Collaboration with ownership on care and training techniques
Coordinate veterinarian visits as needed
Collaboration with Poultry Farmer, who will be covering equines chores when the Herd Manager is not present and vise versa
Complete chicken chores 2-3 days per week
Develop and implement training schedules for equines
Work with General Manager on any outstanding site or maintenance issues

Requirements: experience handling and driving equines (donkeys in particular preferred), a positive attitude and ability to adapt to a changing environment.

This opportunity is full-time, year-round, hourly, with occasional weekend work. Benefits include paid time off, 3% matching IRA and more. Compensation commensurate with experience.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to the General Manager, Kurt Ericksen – kurt@vermontcompost.com