Farm Manager Job in Pennsylvania for 2016

Farm Manager Job in Pennsylvania

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.   

Qualifications: 

Good communicator

Ability to work independently and without direction

Large animal husbandry

Machinery operation

Fencing

Welding, Carpentry, Plumbing

HS Degree

5+ years in the grass-fed cattle industry

Animal nutrition knowledge

Business Management  

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: susiemumma@gmail.com. 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!

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