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Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018 12:10 AM

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Duties
Seed and manage the pastures
Prep haying equipment
Machine operation
Minor mechanical work on machines
Clean and store equipment
Build and repair fencing
Snowplowing
Mowing
Chop and collect firewood
If it’s broke – fix it
Clean stalls, pens, and equipment, using disinfectant solutions, brushes, shovels, water hoses, and/or pumps.
Examine animals to detect illness, injury, or disease, and to check physical characteristics, such as rate of weight gain.
Groom, clip, trim animals hair.
Herd livestock to pastures for grazing or to scales, trucks, or other enclosures.
Drive trucks, tractors, and other equipment to distribute feed to animals.
Mark livestock to identify ownership and grade, using brands, tags, paint, or tattoos.
Mix feed, additives, and medicines in prescribed portions.
Feed and water livestock; and monitor food and water supplies.
Provide medical treatment, such as administering medications and vaccinations; or arrange for veterinarians to provide more extensive treatment.
Shift animals between grazing areas to ensure that they have sufficient access to food.
Spray livestock with disinfectants and insecticides; or dip or bathe animals.
Collect, inspect, and place eggs in incubators; operate machines for egg washing, candling, and grading; and pack eggs in cartons.
Inspect, maintain, and repair equipment, machinery, buildings, pens, yards, and fences.
Move equipment, poultry, or livestock from one location to another, manually or using trucks or carts.
Order food for animals, and arrange for its delivery.
Patrol grazing lands on horseback or using all-terrain vehicles.
Protect herds from predators, using trained dogs. Performing General Physical Activities
Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
Controlling Machines and Processes -- Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings -- Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material -- Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
Skills-Required
Self-starter, highly motivated, and able to complete projects with limited or no direct supervision once trained
Desire to improve processes and efficiency throughout the operation
Possess the ability for strategic planning for the future of the operation and ability to see projects through to completion
A CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) would be helpful, but not required
Ability to work long hours (80+ hours per week during peak seasons which include planting and harvest)
MUST be able to pass a criminal background check, FBI fingerprinting and Child abuse clearances.
Compensation
Housing
Electricity/Propane
Internet connection
Monthly Compensation based on experience
Email your resume to smr9673@gmail.com for immediate consideration

• Location: Moscow, Pennsylvania, Scranton

• Post ID: 59271467 scranton
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