Caretaker / Manager Couple needed at Animal Sanctuary in Washington – $60k

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Discovery Bay Ranch Animal Sanctuary

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Sequim, WA
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
March 3, 2020
Housing Offered
2-5 yrs

Discovery Bay Ranch Animal Sanctuary is a privately funded donkey and mule sanctuary in Washington State on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula.

We are looking for a full-time Manager/Caretaking couple with a passion for animals and 3-5 years of donkey and mule experience/knowledge. Currently, have 22 donkeys, all sizes, 2 mules and 2 Texas Longhorn steer. All are geriatric and most take medication and need special attention, especially hoof care.

As in all farm jobs, this is not a normal 8:00-5:00 job. It is a life style and the main priority of the job is the welfare and loving care of the animals.

Daily Duties: feeding, cleaning, doctoring, grooming/clipping, hoof care, worming, vaccinating, keeping track of hay, feed and supplies, reordering, maintaining health records, scheduling and attending farrier and vet appointments. Additional beneficial skills: vet tech or vet assistant, carpentry, mechanic skills, welding, landscaping and yard maintenance. Must be able to lift minimum of 75 lbs.

Additional duties and responsibilities to include but not limited to: Maintenance of property, mowing grounds, pasture management, fence repair, barns/buildings repair and operation and maintenance of farm equipment.

On-site modular home, newly remodeled with 2 bd and 2 bath, medical, dental and vision insurance is provided. Work truck provided, must have clean driving record, paid vacation after one year and federal holidays are recognized. Salary DOE, non-smoker, no drugs, no physical limitations. Background and credit checks are required.

Please send resume to email.

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