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Stall Cleaner/Groom

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Stall Cleaner/Groom

Expiry date
May. 01, 2022
Location

San Gregorio, CA
United States

Time commitment
Full Time
Minimum work experience
2 years
Compensation type
Depends on Experience
Job Description

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Clean horse stalls, outside pens, turnout area, walker/ round-pen
  • Feed horses 
  • Make feed for the next feeding, including reloading buckets and hay cart
  • Fodder feed and clean trays
  • Feed and bring sheep, Alpacas, in/out
  • Ensure horse barn, tacking area, pastures, water troughs, hay barn and surrounding areas are clean
  • Mow grass/weed eater
  • Turn horses out in pastures/moving pastures
  • Irrigate horse pastures
  • Move irrigation pipe for crops
  • Groom responsibilities
    • Lunge
    • Bandage
    • Feed
    • Water
    • Wrap
    • Walk and turn out
    • Assist with therapies, (e.g. ice, thumper, etc.)
    • Take fly masks on and off horses
  • Miscellaneous Ranch work

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • At least 1-2 years of experience and knowledge of caring for equines is preferred
  • Knowledge of safe work practices around horses and other livestock
  • Experience in monitoring animal appearance/behavior and communicating any necessary information to superiors
  • Must have proof of authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older, and drug-free
  • Clear background check 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Work effectively with minimal supervision, self-motivated and self-starter
  • Physical requirements
    • Ability to work outdoors, on uneven, slippery terrain in varying weather conditions with dust and allergens
    • Ability to twist, bend, kneel, climb and use hand tools as necessary
    • Ability to lift 80-100 lbs.
  • Safely operate ATV /UTV
  • Strong commitment to teamwork
  • Ability to adhere to the organization's policies, procedures and regulations
  • Ability to adapt to changes throughout the day