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Lead Groom

, North Carolina 34478
United States



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Date Posted: 03/04/2020 | Last Updated: 03/12/2020

Categories: General Farm Labor, Groom - general, Groom - Hunter/Jumper, Rider - english
Positions Available: Full Time
Annual Salary Range: $40,000 - $44,999
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
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About The Facility
Private family farm with a beautiful 6 stall barn, meticulously maintained pastures and rolling terrain that offer stunning views of the surrounding foothills. We focus on ensuring the horses are healthy and happy, while maintaining a safe, enjoyable, and respectful environment.
Job Description
Salaried, full-time, live-in lead groom – generally works 5 days per week. We are seeking an individual who is a responsible, ethical, reliable, and must have a high level of maturity and knowledge, commensurate with multiple years of equestrian experience in order to provide the utmost care and attention to the horses. Having good riding skills is beneficial.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Feeding, watering, mucking, turnout (in hilly terrain), grooming, blanketing/un-blanketing, barn laundry, tacking/untacking, bathing, hand walking, hand grazing, bandaging, maintain clean barn, and share night-check duties. Exercise riding for the purpose of the horses’ fitness and happiness during all seasons and weather, is required. Horses are ridden in English tack on the flat. Video and reference of riding ability will be confirmed.
Job Requirements
Essential skills required are: a cheerful attitude with a genuine passion for working with horses and people; good work ethic; honest; effective and respectful communication skills; knowledge of quality horse care, basic equine first aid/medical treatment, horsemanship and equine behavior; excellent equine handling skills; willingness to learn; flexible; self-motivated who can also follow directions well; working well with others is a must.

Must be able to lift 50+ pounds on a daily basis without issue. Proficiency in driving a horse trailer is very beneficial.

Will be required to pass background check and drug test.
Benefits
Monthly allowance for Health Insurance, Paid time off, Year-end bonus (based on performance), housing & utilities, including wi-fi and satellite tv.
Description of Housing Provided
New two bedroom/two bath, fully furnished, on property with view of the barn.