Farm Manager Job: Family owned and operated farm and seller of 100% grass fed beef, seeks a farm operations manager for the coordination and execution of its small grass-fed beef operation, based in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. This person will also be responsible for maintaining the 500-acre property.
This position is an opportunity to manage and build our grass-fed beef production company. We’re looking for someone with foundational expertise in grass-fed cattle farming and a desire to be accountable for the growth of a business.
Farming + Grounds Maintenance Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Ration preparation and cattle feeding on pasture
- Cattle moving, sorting and routine handling
- Rotational grazing system management
- Permanent and temporary fencing
- Daily record-keeping and data management
- Cut grass and trim shrubs.
- Remove weeds from fences.
- Maintain grounds equipment in proper working order and keep equipment storage area in a safe and clean condition.
- Remove snow and ice from all sidewalks and driveway as needed.
Ability to work independently and without direction
Large animal husbandry
Welding, Carpentry, Plumbing
5+ years in the grass-fed cattle industry
Animal nutrition knowledge
Start Date: Interviewing will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Compensation: housing provided, health insurance, company truck, and possible sales commission, salary dependent on experience.
To Apply: Send résumé, including work-related references via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Qualified inquiries only
Location: Mechanicsburg, PA. Located just outside of Harrisburg, PA. The private property is secluded but downtown/shopping/airport are within 5-10 minutes driving. We feel blessed to work and live in such a beautiful and scenic place.
Who We Are: We started our family owned farm to develop top-quality 100% grass-fed beef to local customers. This means our team manages both cattle production — specifically grass finishing — and all aspects of a grass-fed beef business. In addition to our grass-fed operation, we have opened the farm as a special events venue. This is an exciting time for our family as we start our business and we look forward to finding a long-term, honest, and dependable person to grow with us.
We look forward to hearing from you!