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Farm Manager

Pittstown, New Jersey 08867
United States

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Date Posted: 07/28/2018 | Last Updated: 07/28/2018

Categories: Manager - general
Positions Available: Full Time
Annual Salary Range: Not Specified
Minimum Education Level: None
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job: Any Breed
Languages Required: English
Drivers license required? Yes
Commercial drivers license required? No
Own car required? Yes
Pets allowed? Yes
Non-smokers required? Yes
Live on site? Yes
Will pay to relocate? No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft    in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
Va Pensiero is a semi-private dressage barn situated on 100 rolling acres that include an organic CSA, three all-weather outdoor arenas, a full-size, light filled indoor with dust free footing and a 20-acre grand-prix field with established, well-drained turf underfoot. There are two barns on the property comprising 40+ stalls with the majority leased to a hunter/jumper trainer.
Job Description
We are seeking a high-energy team leader as farm manager to oversee and coordinate the care of ten working and eight retired horses. The ideal manager should possess general knowledge and skills relating to all aspects of equine care including, but not limited to, medicating, wrapping, clipping, shipping, feeding protocols and pasture, riding arena and equipment management. Candidate should be computer literate with solid basic business skills. Must be able to keep accurate and organized records. Great interpersonal skills are a must as are the ability to maintain, along with dedicated staff, the meticulous turnout of the horses and the facility.
Job Requirements
This is a full-time, salaried position requiring residence on the farm property. We do not travel to Florida. Stall space is available if needed and will be included for one horse. References are a must. Couples will be considered if both are able to work on the farm property.
Benefits may be negotiated following a satisfactory interim period of employment. This is a salaried position also to be negotiated.
Description of Housing Provided
Updated, private, one bedroom apartment.