Job - Farm & Estate Manager / Couple

Job Title: Farm & Estate Manager / Couple

Job Order #: KG-9637

Location: Virginia

Salary Range: $ - $90000

Commission / Bonus: Possible ; Option to run a few cows is possible

Benefits: 4 Bedroom Home + Health Insurance + Utilities + Work Vehicle

QUALIFICATIONS:

- 15+ years livestock experience working with horses and/or cows
- 3+ years of management/foreman leadership experience needed
- Animal health and doctoring skills a plus, but ability to detect health concerns are more important as farm has Vet they work closely with
- Experience with haying and putting up large bales for winter feed of horses and/or cattle would be a plus, currently hay production is custom done
- Solid routine maintenance and general repair skills necessary, additional skills of electrical, carpentry and building fence are a plus
- Historical plantation upkeep experience preferred, includes multiple houses, buildings, fences, and landscaping across all areas of the farm
- Strong communications skills, motivated, self-starter, integrity, trustworthy, and overall dependability when working with owner, employees, contractors and service people who may also be on site
- Lawn care, gardening, landscaping, and building maintenance experience is a plus, but also ability to be working manager with supervision of others is a plus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a working Farm Manager / Estate Manager with a strong background and desire to work with horses on a historical plantation farm in northern Virginia. Person needs have more of a farm manager than an equine manager attitude with more Yellowstone personality then Kentucky Derby mind set. This is a hands-on Working Manager of the farm, livestock, and property. Looking for the right person or couple, preferably from the Eastern States area that has managed a similar farm in the past. Candidate or couple needs to take pride in their work and will be expected to develop a high level of responsibility in the overall management of the farm and property. For the right person, we will consider all areas of the US if you have the desire and willingness to be located in the Virginia Appalachian's.
Looking for a person that not only has good integrity, but also experience, a strong and diverse skill set, stability in your career path, and solid work/professional references. Owner is somewhat private and wants to keep things that way, so definitely not looking for a chatty person that has to share the latest at the morning coffee shop. Several options are available for spouse, either on the farm in several positions pending skills, or also available in the area if interested in also seeking employment. Great location for family in a peaceful setting away from the hustle and bustle of large metro areas.

Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Kerry Glandt at kerry@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-382-7399. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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