Ranch Caretaker / Manager / Working Couple needed at Donkey & Mule Sanctuary in Washington

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Discovery Bay Ranch / Mas Ass Acres Sanctuary

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Gardiner, WA
Job Type
Full Time
Depends on experience
Date Posted
March 21, 2023
Housing Offered
2-5 yrs

Discovery Bay Ranch is home of MAS ASS ACRES SANCTUARY, a 501(c)3, is a donkey and mule sanctuary in Washington State on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula.

We are seeking full-time, long-term, mature Caretaker/Manager/Working couple with no children with a passion for animals and 3-5 years of equine experience and knowledge. Currently, we have 21 donkeys, all sizes, 3 mules and 1 Texas Longhorn steer. All are geriatric and most take medication and need special attention, especially hoof care.

Additional duties and responsibilities to include but not limited to: security, care and maintenance of private estate, maintenance of entire property, mowing grounds, clearing fallen trees, pasture management, fence repair, barns, shop and buildings repair and operation and maintenance of equipment.

As in all farm jobs, this is not a normal 8:00-5:00 job, it is a lifestyle. With all animal jobs, the unexpected always happens and more time might be required. Our main priority 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 assisting with farrier and vet appointments.

Additional beneficial skills: vet tech or vet assistant, accounting, carpentry, mechanic skills, welding, landscaping and yard maintenance.

On-site home, newly remodeled with 2 bd and 2 bath on approximately 8 acres. Medical insurance is provided. On-the-job vehicle provided, must have clean driving record. One week paid vacation after one year and federal holidays are recognized. Salary DOE, non-smoker, no drugs, no physical limitations, must be able to lift 75 lbs. Background and credit checks are required.


Please forward cover letter & resume to our email address.

Discovery Bay Ranch / Mas Ass Acres Sanctuary

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