Assistant Farm Manager
Merck’s Assistant Farm Manager position is a 2 year opportunity to be immersed in an educational non-profit, whose mission is to teach and demonstrate sustainable management of forest and farmland. The assistant farm manager will work on all aspects of the farm and educational programs, while also having a hand in Merck’s day-to-day operations.
This position is a great opportunity for recent college graduates that are interested in pursuing a career in agriculture, farm-based education, forest management or those wanting to work in the non-profit sector.
- Farm planning, production and marketing
- Management Intensive Grazing
- Farming with Horses
- U-pick fruit crops
- Livestock Husbandry including sheep, swine, and poultry
- Working with visitors/ Agritourism
- Grounds keeping and Maintenance
Salary to be determined. Housing and utilities included.
Applicants must be a minimum of 21 years old and be dedicated, motivated, physically active people, who enjoy working outdoors in all types of weather. Applicant needs 3 years farm experience or similar technical training. Applicant should have draft animal experience as well as experience with tractor operation and maintenance. They also need a strong willingness to learn, and openness to teach others. Valid driver’s license required. Must be able to lift 50lbs or more.
Teaching experience is preferred, but not necessary.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Anticipated Start Date: May 15, 2013
To apply, email a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.