The perfect Job for a couple that loves Animals, Gardening and Nature - Chester, NY

The perfect Job for a couple that loves Animals, Gardening and Nature - Chester, NY

Posted: 10/11/2019 - 11:54 am

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Stunningly beautiful, well maintained and private farm in Chester NY  is looking for a mature couple to run the farm - look after the animals (horses, goats, ducks, peafowl, guineafowl and chickens) and maintain the gardens, greenhouse and lawns. And love life doing it!

The Ideal Couple:
- Love animals
- Love Gardening
- Have a can-do attitude and initiative to maintain grounds and property to highest standard
- Flexible and creative problem-solving skills
- Professional and respectful
- Structured and process driven
- Love the outdoors, but do not mind the indoor work
- Get along well with each other and enjoy working together
- Are discreet and enjoy privacy
- Non-drinkers, non-smokers, who are especially neat and tidy in their personal lives

The Package:
- $48,000 in salary through payroll
- Beautiful, modern yet homely 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment on the property overlooking rolling hills, orchards, animals and the lake
- All utilities, electricity, water, sewer and Internet/Netflix included
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time off

Responsibilities:
- Landscaping and maintenance of grounds, vegetable garden and greenhouse.
- Daily care of the farm and animals (10 horses, donkeys, goats, poultry, fish, and barn cat)
- General repairs and maintenance of the structures, accessory buildings, pastures and trails.
- Vehicle maintenance of farm vehicles (tractor, lawn mower, utvs)
- Preparation for each new season
- Vegetable and fruit collection

Hours:
- 7 Hours Monday through Friday
- 2 hours on Saturday and Sunday for daily animal feeding and watering
- Be available 24/7 for emergencies.

Restrictions:
- No dogs (exception will be made for dachshunds)
- No children
- No smoking

Advantageous skills
- Carpentry
- Small Engine Repairs Skills

Requirements:
- Landscaping and vegetable crop experience
- Greenhouse experience
- Able to operate tractors, lawn mowers, snow blowers and other farm machinery
- Equipment maintenance and ability to troubleshoot mechanical issues
- Horse knowledge and horse care experience
- Able to drive trucks and trailers of varying sizes
- Able to lift heavy items
- A clean driver's license, with no criminal history

About the Owners:
Wayne and Gina are a couple that have built a small, successful technology business. It is this business that affords us the ability to have such a beautiful place. We are looking for a couple take on this dream job.

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