Farm Hand (full-time)

Farm Hand (full-time)

Emerald City Pet Rescue | Renton, WA, US
Salary Range:$25,000 – $32,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 6 days ago

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Have you ever wanted to learn the ins and outs of a non-profit rescue, learn about rescue horses first hand, and become a part of an incredible mission to make animals lives better? Emerald City Pet Rescue has a full time position open at our Renton location! We are looking for someone available to work full time. The position includes farm hand duties being feeding horses, cleaning stalls, and maintaining a tidy barn. This position also allows opportunities to work with the horses (groom, lead, etc.) as you become more comfortable and confident.

Weekend availability is required. Must be able to work TWO of the following days: Friday, Saturday & Sunday.

Must be 18+ to apply.

*Job Title: *Farm Hand

*Department: *Equine

*Reports to: *Equine Manager

*Summary: *

The main objective is to ensure the property and animals get the attention and care they need.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities: *

· Feeding horses.

· Changing water buckets.

· Upkeep in barn.

· Prepare and feed hay, grain, and nutritional supplements during the scheduled times.

· Daily dumping, refilling, and cleaning of the water buckets.

· Some grooming duties.

· Alerting stable management of problems with the animals.

· Turn out horses to paddocks rotating horses daily into appropriate paddocks and stalls.

*Qualifications: *

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required.

*Education, Experience, Licenses, Training, and Skills Required: *

· Weekend availability is required. Must be able to work TWO of the following days: Friday, Saturday & Sunday.

· Must be 18+

· Love and compassion for animals.

· Self-motivated, willing to work individually and as part of a team.

· The ability to work under stressful conditions.

· Must be reliable with a strong work ethic.

· Ability to work in inclement conditions.

· Excellent organization, flexibility, patience, and the ability to effectively solve problems.

· Must demonstrate professional verbal and written communication skills.

*Work Environment: *

The job is located onsite in Renton, Washington. The work environment described herein represents the activities and surroundings of the position. The work environment is outdoors.

*Physical Demands: *

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position frequently involves reaching, bending, grasping, lifting, pushing, pulling, sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, squatting, and twisting; ability to lift and carry items up to 100 pounds.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $20.00 per hour

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Employee discount
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Renton, WA 98058: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):
* Are you 18 years or older?

Work Location: One location%58047475%