Business / Organization Name: 
Woodstock Sustainable Farms
Contact Person: 
Will Kirk
Email Address: 
Phone Number: 
860-377-2792
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 542
City: 
Woodstock
State: 
CT
Zip Code: 
06281
Job Title: 
Farm Manager
Job Type: 
Full time, year round.
Job Description: 
Woodstock Sustainable Farms is seeking a farm manager to oversee production of pasture raised sheep, beef cattle, broilers, laying hens, goats, pigs, and some mixed vegetables on 180 acres. Farm Manager will also be responsible for property management of farm. This is a full time, year round position. Duties/Responsibilities- Pasture based animal husbandry- -Raising/breeding sheep and lambs for meat -raising meat chickens from chick to slaughter -raising beef cattle -raising pigs from weaning to slaughter -caring for laying hens -caring for other animals (horse, goats, dog, cat) Gardens- Manage three small gardens totaling less than a ¼ acre of mixed veg production Pasture- Manage 35 acres of pasture, (haying schedule, rotational grazing plan, rest, etc.) WLT trails and upkeep- Work with the Wyndham Land Trust to steward 150 acres of conservation land, trail maintenance Property and Grounds- General upkeep associated with maintaining a 1710 B & B, mowing, landscaping, painting, plowing, shoveling... Equipment Maintenance- Keep machines in good working condition and on regular maintenance schedule.
Stockbridge Majors: 
Sustainable Food and Farming
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.): 
To apply please email a cover letter describing your farming experience, resume, and three references to will@wssfarms.com. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until filled so please send in your application ASAP. Please contact us if you have any questions. Find more information about the farm at www.wssfarms.com.com
Minimum Qualifications: 
Applicant must be able to work outside in all weather conditions, meet the physical demands of farm labor, and have experience working with livestock. Applicant should also be comfortable using farm machinery, (tractor, truck and trailer, chainsaw, lawnmower, weedwacker etc.)
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description: 
$30K Negotiable