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Equestrian Facility Maintenance Specialist

Boyce, Virginia 22620
United States
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Date Posted: 04/01/2021 | Last Updated: 04/01/2021
Categories:
Farm Maintenance
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
$30,000 - $34,999
Minimum Education Level:
High School
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
Languages Required:
Any Language
Drivers license required?
Yes
Commercial drivers license required?
No
Own car required?
No
Pets allowed?
No
Non-smoker required?
No
Live on site?
No
Will pay to relocate?
No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
Westfield Farm is a full-service equestrian facility located on over 200 acres in beautiful Clarke County, VA.
Job Description
Seeking a team-player to join the dynamic staff of a growing equestrian facility in Boyce, Virginia. The Equestrian Facility Maintenance Specialist is vital for ensuring that the property is maintained properly for our equestrians, horses, fellow staff, and property owners.

Required Skills:

-Knowledge of tractors and ability to change varied tractor attachments
-Ability to use arena grooming equipment including back-loaded groomer and water tank
-Ability to confidently and safely operate a wide array of farm equipment, including snow-plows and a variety of power tools

Key Responsibilities:

-Implement pasture management plan including bushhogging, harrowing, mowing, and picking
-Mow and weed-eat around arena, pastures, and paddocks
-Repair fences and gates to ensure safety of horses, participants, and staff
-Collect and spread manure to fertilize pastures as necessary
-Maintain driveway and parking areas
-Plow and shovel snow
-Perform repairs on equipment large and small
-Maintain cleanliness of buildings
-Water indoor and outdoor arena and maintain footing in arenas
-Mow, string-trim, bush hog, aerate, fertilize, and reseed hay fields and horse pastures
-Maintain and clean farm and equestrian field maintenance equipment
-Maintain up-to-date records of preventative maintenance and repairs on all facility equipment

For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to westfieldfarmva@gmail.com with the subject line Facility Maintenance.
Job Requirements
-2 to 5 years of farm maintenance experience preferred
-Familiarity working with and around horses preferred
-Must promote a team environment and a willingness to go above and beyond for guests and fellow staffers
-Must be willing to interact with guests and fellow staff members in a positive manner
-Must be detail-oriented
-Must be able to execute duties with minimal supervision and exercise independent judgement in problem solving
-Must possess the physical strength to lift up to 50 lbs.
-Must be able to work outdoors in all elements
-Basic computer skills and a valid driver’s license required
Benefits
This is a full-time position with benefits after a 90-day probationary period. The anticipated salary range for this position is $32,000 - $35,000. The anticipated work schedule is Sunday - Thursday 7am - 4pm.
Description of Housing Provided
No housing is provided.
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