Livestock Production Manager Job at Old Milburnie Farm near Raleigh, North Carolina – 2018
Old Milburnie Farm is located 20 minutes east of Raleigh. 2018 will be the sixth year of the business. OMF produces diversified vegetables, mushrooms, chicken and pork. We use all organic methods for our vegetables and mushrooms, but are not certified organic. Our animals are fed 100% GMO-free feed and raised on pasture/forest. We attend 3 farmers’ market, have a small CSA and several local restaurant clients. We’re expanding operations this year and hiring new team members. We focus on the integration of our different enterprises to increase our sustainability and reduce off-farm inputs, for example: integration of poultry flock into fallow fields for pest/weed control and fertilization, utilization of spent mushroom substrate for mulching of longer season crops, supplementation of hog feed with vegetable scraps, black solider fly biopod for chicken offal, and a regimented compost system that includes pickups from local restaurants, bakeries and distilleries.
Job Description – Livestock Production Manager
Looking for a motivated individual for full-time farm position. Candidate will oversee the pastured chicken and pork enterprises on the farm. We process birds weekly for several local restaurants, businesses and our farmers’ markets. We’re looking for someone to manage all aspects of the animal operation. Vegetable work may be included from time to time, but will not be the majority of the responsibilities. Applicants must be able to lift 50 lb feed bags and willing to process chickens. This position is ideal for someone who would like to operate their own farm in the near future or is looking for a farm position that could last longer than one season.
Livestock Production Manager Job Responsibilities will include:
- Pasture Poultry Management – feeding, watering, pasture management
- Chicken Processing – on-farm processing
- Woodland Pork Management
- Weekly Farmers’ Market (Saturday or Wednesday)
- On-farm events
- 40+ hours per week
- Starts at $400-450/wk based on experience
- Opportunity for raise and bonus based on certain production goals
- Vegetables and meat from the farm
For more information visit oldmilburniefarm.com or email with questions.
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