This is a caretaker in TRADE for house and utilities position. It is best suited for a retired pentioner or veteran couple with steady outside income. The position requires approximately 20+ working hours per week in exchange for a 2 bedroom, 1 bath home.
This is new position for our family, so the job description is our best guess and will evolve with time and needs of the owner.
There will be some heavy lifting (50lbs or better) required as well as other physical labor, yard maintenance, fencing repair duties and other items that come up on a country property as needed. Knowledge of farm machinery and maintenance is helpful, but not a deal breaker if people are willing to learn. Animal experience, especially with cattle, dogs and chickens is a plus. Caretakers should not expect many vacation days, especially during the holidays, but short term visitors are welcome. Approximately 45min to 1 hour morning and evening EVERY DAY will be required to care for the place. Other duties might include, letting workmen on the property, running an occasional errand, checking the mail box. Owner will live on the property in a separate house. Other work on the home will be negotiated on a project by project basis. Good communication skills and an organized, self starter personality are very much appreciated. Not looking to start until after the new year.