Job: Cattle Farm Worker on Organic Farm in Kentucky

THIS JOB HAS BEEN FILLED. DO NOT APPLY.   Foxhollow Farm is a 1300 acre, Family owned, Biodynamic/Organic Farm Located in Crestwood, Kentucky just 15 miles north of Louisville. www.foxhollow.com Hourly pay: $8.00-$11.00 based on experience Hours: Full time, min. 40 hour per week, some weekends. Job Summary: Foxhollow Farm is seeking a hardworking and self-motivated farm worker for the grass-fed beef and haying operation.  Applicants should be flexible to help with other areas of the farm’s work as needed. Core Responsibilities: Work closely under cattle farm manager doing various farm jobs; Perform duties related to livestock reproduction, such as breeding; animals within appropriate timeframes, performing artificial inseminations, and helping with animal births; Herd livestock to pastures for grazing or to scales, trucks, or other enclosures; Drive, maintain, and repair farm equipment; Perform fence and building maintenance and repairs; Carry out other duties as assigned.

Core Competencies •       Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a small team setting •       Self-starter able to take initiative and follow tasks through to completion •       Effective verbal communication skills •       Positive and professional attitude •       Previous work experience on a farm is preferred •       Have a passion for and experience working with cattle/livestock •       Basic farm equipment skills •       Hay/Bilge/Silage knowledge and experience preferred •       Attention to detail •       Good time management skills In addition to experience in the above areas, a passion for the local food movement would make a big difference for this position. Contact: Derek Lawson at Derek@foxhollow.com to apply or for more information.

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