Caretaker / Manager needed at Small Private Horse Farm in Gardnerville, Nevada

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Gardnerville, NV
Job Type
Full Time
According to experience
Date Posted
December 17, 2023
Housing Offered
2-5 yrs

We are a small private horse farm looking for a hard working individual who can manage the day to day agricultural duties including but not limited to those listed below.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Feeding horses, cleaning stalls and waterers, keeping barn clean and tidy. Turnout and rotation of horses depending on weather. Stack hay and shavings, unload grain. Other animals care and feeding.
  • Grounds maintenance and improvements, including mowing/edging lawns, fertilizing, aerating, leaf collection, pruning, planting and maintenance of landscaping, organic garden, shrubs and trees, fence installation and repair.
  • Maintenance of residential irrigation (sprinkler/drip) systems and landscaping.
  • Watering and/or dragging arenas when needed.
  • Irrigation of pastures (flood) during irrigation season, including preparation and maintenance of ditches, gates and culverts. Cleaning, burning, repairing and improving ditches and gates during the off season.
  • Pasture maintenance, seeding, dragging, fertilizing. Weed control (weed identification) including spraying of herbicides and pre-emergent.
  • Rodent and insect control, ground squirrels, mice, skunks, wasps, hornets, etc.

Required Skills and Attitude:

  • Experience handling horses, landscape upkeep and maintenance
  • Hard working self starter, organized and detail focused
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and start/complete tasks and duties
  • Effective and efficient time management and communication skills
  • Non-smoker / no drugs or substance abuse
  • Able to pass a background check

Compensation and Benefits:

This is a full time year round position. No medical or retirement benefits are offered at this time. Bi-annual performance reviews will be conducted, annual performance bonuses are considered but not guaranteed.


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