Full-time Farm / Ranch Couple needed for Hobby Farm in Troy, Montana ~ $36k-$72k

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Location
Troy, MT
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
$36k-$72k
Date Posted
March 7, 2022
Housing Offered
Yes
Experience
5-10 yrs

Looking for year-round, on-site couple to help start and maintain a hobby farm on large acreage in Northwest Montana. Fully furnished housing, utilities, high-speed internet, all tools and equipment, transportation, and salary depending on experience.

Property is about an hour from town, so must be able to enjoy the remote wilderness and be comfortable with dealing with wildlife and the occasional trespasser. Owners visit regularly, but have separate residence on-site. Flexible start date for the right candidate.

Primary Duties:

  • Keep extended driveway clear in winter (tractor with plow and snowblower available)
  • Cut/stack firewood from dead and downed trees (chainsaws provided)
  • Confront and discourage trespassers
  • Inspect, maintain, and make minor repairs to all buildings and equipment
  • Pick up mail regularly
  • Carry trash to dump regularly
  • Be actively involved in the building of sustainable farming activities (orchard, small animals, larger livestock, gardening, bee keeping, etc). Owners are open to ideas.

Skills:

  • Good mechanical ability
  • Good handyman skills for small repairs, rough carpentry, fence building, etc
  • Good with a tractor and chainsaw
  • Have an interest in permaculture and sustainable practices
  • Comfortable carrying firearm
  • Have working knowledge of electrical, plumbing, and small engines

To apply, forward bio & resume to our email address.

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