Farm Hand

Dartmouth College Hanover , NH 03755

Posted 3 months ago

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Position Information

Position Title Farm Hand Department Morton Farm Position Number 0000000 Hiring Range Minimum $10.00/hr Hiring Range Maximum $13.00/hr Advertisement Text

Note: This is a temporary position. Weekend hours required.

Position Purpose

To assist the Farm Manager in the operations and maintenance of the Morton Farm. The Farm Hand will accomplish this through the care of horses and the maintenance of Morton Farm facilities.

Required Qualifications

  • Positive, team oriented attitude.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Excellent attention to detail with a focus on quality and care.

  • Ability to operate standard transmission vehicles, small equipment and tools, and tractors as needed.

  • Must be able to work in all types of weather, including extreme heat and cold.

  • Must be able to list/pull/push up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.

  • Must be able to stand/walk for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to bend, kneel, stoop, reach overhead and below.

  • Ability to work effectively in an environment with exposure to dirt, dust, pollen, and animal hair/feathers.

  • Previous experience working with horses.

Preferred Qualifications FLSA Non-Exempt Employment Category Temporary Part time Department Contact for Cover Letter Douglas W. Illsley Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Schedule: Up to 20 hours/week; one weekend day required. 9 month position.

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

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Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

At the direction of the Farm Manager, the Farm Hand will be responsible for:

  • Feeding and haying the horses, and providing water to all paddocks and stalls.

  • Providing other care to the horses as instructed.

  • Turning horses out to pasture and bringing them in to the barn.

  • Cleaning the horses' feed and water tubs.

  • Sweeping the barn floors.

  • Cleaning the horses' stalls.

  • Cleaning other areas at the Morton Farm as instructed.

  • Assisting with project work, which may include pasture and trail maintenance.

  • Other general assistance and support as needed.

  • Demonstrating a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.

    • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned.

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Optional Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

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