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Farm Manager – Live-in Wheatley Farms

Brookville, New York 11545
United States



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Date Posted: 01/09/2020 | Last Updated: 01/09/2020

Categories: Farm Maintenance, General Farm Labor, Manager - general, Manager - Private Farm
Positions Available: Full Time
Annual Salary Range: Not Specified
Minimum Education Level: Two Year Degree
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job: Any Breed
Languages Required: Any Language
Drivers license required? No
Commercial drivers license required? No
Own car required? No
Pets allowed? No
Non-smokers required? No
Live on site? Yes
Will pay to relocate? No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft    in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
Share your love of fresh air and sunshine along with a passion for horses, farming and gardening to create a holistic farm experience alongside people with developmental disabilities. This position includes cost free living in historic Brookville.
Job Description
Farm Manager – Live-in Wheatley Farms
35 Flexible Hours/Week

Full Time

Share your love of fresh air and sunshine along with a passion for horses, farming and gardening to create a holistic farm experience alongside people with developmental disabilities. This position includes cost free living in historic Brookville.

AHRC is seeking a dynamic and self-motivated farming professional who will provide strategic vision and leadership in developing, implementing, and supporting a unique day program with a wide variety of options for people with developmental disabilities.
You will be responsible for:
• The daily planning, organization, supervision and administration of farm/animal related activities/tasks on Wheatley Farms.
• Working with an interdisciplinary team to ensure that the farm runs efficiently and profitably.
• Care and maintenance of livestock including goats, sheep, chickens, horses, and rabbits, etc.
• Public engagement, tours and working with a large and diverse group of volunteers.
• Working in conjunction with administrative and supervisory clinical, therapeutic and fine arts staff to create a healthy, wholesome environment for people with and without disabilities, to therapeutically engage with the soil, land and animals.
• Caring for the animals throughout the week and on weekends, to ensure their safety and well-being. Live-in status a must.
Here, we offer you:
• Competitive salary with a rich benefits package
• Tuition reimbursement – we’ll pay you to get your degree!
• Paid Training – to ensure you’ll be great at what you do!
• A diverse, inclusive team that will support and guide you every day
• Wellness incentives – weight loss, yoga at work, gym membership & more
• College Loan Forgiveness
• Cell phone discounts
• Housing Assistance to purchase your first dream home – in Nassau or Suffolk
• Employee Recognition – you’ll be appreciated!!
• Opportunities for you to advance your career with management mentoring
Qualifications:
• Associate’s or Bachelor's degree in agribusiness, farm management, other related subjects preferred or commensurate experience.
• A minimum of three (3) years of progressive experience with operating a farm, marketing, and processing of farm products.
• Experience coordinating diverse programs and services designed for people with disabilities.
• Experience with start-up development and organizing diverse and multiple systems.
• Experience with assisted animal therapy, outdoor education.
• Experience with strategic planning and community partnership development.
• Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills required
• Candidates with an acceptable combination of education, training and experience may also be considered.
Join our family! Email a resume to bcariello@ahrc.org.

We offer medical, dental, vision, retirement, life insurance, voluntary short/long term disability, paid time off, paid holidays, Scholarship offerings, AFLAC plans, child care, prepaid legal and much more!

We Are an Equal Opportunity Employer Proud of Our Workforce Diversity
Job Requirements
Qualifications:
• Associate’s or Bachelor's degree in agribusiness, farm management, other related subjects preferred or commensurate experience.
• A minimum of three (3) years of progressive experience with operating a farm, marketing, and processing of farm products.
• Experience coordinating diverse programs and services designed for people with disabilities.
• Experience with start-up development and organizing diverse and multiple systems.
• Experience with assisted animal therapy, outdoor education.
• Experience with strategic planning and community partnership development.
• Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills required
• Candidates with an acceptable combination of education, training and experience may also be considered.
Benefits
We offer medical, dental, vision, retirement, life insurance, voluntary short/long term disability, paid time off, paid holidays, Scholarship offerings, AFLAC plans, child care, prepaid legal and much more!
Description of Housing Provided
This position includes cost free living in historic Brookville.
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