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IMMEDIATE POSITION/CARETAKER

Sheridan, Illinois 60551
United States



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Date Posted: 11/08/2018 | Last Updated: 11/08/2018

Categories: Farm Maintenance, Farm Sitter, General Farm Labor, Other, Working Couple/Team
Positions Available: Part Time
Annual Salary Range: Not Specified
Minimum Education Level: High School
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? No
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
Blue Moon Farm is a private barn located out of the city where it is peaceful and quiet. We are a "no drama" facility and believe in team work and prefer people with positive attitudes, open minds and a willingness to learn.
Job Description
You will help with the care of 8 - 10 horses, which includes turnout, mucking stalls, maintaining supplies, overall cleanliness, upkeep of barn and some groundskeeping. Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. Job also includes help with caretaking of property, house and barn when owners are out of town. This will include taking care of family pets plus making sure that house appears to be occupied. Job is a 4 day work week. Ability to drive tractor a plus but not required. References required.
Last but not least, you must be mature, honest, dependable and able to take direction and possibly learn to do things differently than you may be used to. We practice Parelli and Natural Horsemanship. No attitudes or drama. This is a private barn (no boarders) with a stress free environment and a great opportunity for someone looking for a long term commitment. If not willing to relocate to Illinois please DO NOT respond.
Job Requirements
High school diploma and drivers license. No smoking.
Benefits
Free 2 bedroom apartment including all utilities on property with washer and dryer.
Description of Housing Provided
Beautiful 2 bedroom apartment on premises is included with all utilities paid. Unfortunately NO DOGS will be allowed since there are already dogs on the property.
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