Attend to horses. Duties to include, but not limited to: Delivery of new born foals. Administer vaccinations & medications. Treat and care for newborn & sick new born foals. Bandaging foals, yearlings & mares. Prepare weanlings & yearlings for sale. Prepare horses for sales. Clean and maintain animal housing area.
General farm maintenance and other duties as required in the farming operation maintenance. Includes, but not limited to, maintenance of tool & equipment & other work as directly related to the crop activities for which the worker is hired. Also includes fixing and the clearing and painting of fence/barns. Such work will be offered when climate or crop conditions preclude working in the primary activities listed above.
A normal work week is Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m AND Saturday 07:00 am. To 12:00 p.m. If work is available beyond normal workdays, employer may offer, but not require, worker an opportunity to work additional hours. Workers will report to work at designated time and place as directed by assigned employer each day. However, workers may be requested to ten (10) hours per day depending on the conditions in the fields and of the horses. Also, workers may be requested to work on federal holidays and their Sabbath but will not be required to do so. Workers may volunteer to work additional hours when work is available. Down time: Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather or other conditions beyond the employers control. These periods can occur any time throughout the season. Worker may be required to work when weather is wet and should have suitable clothing for conditions which include light rain and temperatures ranging from 10 degrees to more than 100 degrees. Workers should be able to stand, bend, stoop, work for prolonged periods of time and by physically fit to perform duties as assigned. Care must be exercised at all times when working with the horses and equipment.
Physically able to bend, stoop, and able to stand on feet for long periods of time. Physically able to meet and perform all job specifications. Must have valid drivers license or obtain within 30 days of hire date. May be required to take random drug and / or alcohol tests, at no cost to the worker. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination from employment. All testing will occur after employment has started and is not a part of the interview process. May be required to submit a criminal background check, at no cost to the worker. Felony convictions that employer reasonably believes, consistent with current law, will impair the safety and living conditions of other workers or other individuals on the farm will result in immediate termination. Failure to comply with request for criminal background check may result in immediate termination of employment.