Job Post

Seasonal Livestock Farmer

Reports to: Livestock Manager

Compensation: $17 per hour

Benefits: Housing available, PTO

Schedule: March 18- November 27, 5 days per week, 40 - 50 hours per week

Carversville Farm Foundation (CFF) is a non-profit that runs a philanthropic, diversified, regenerative, certified organic farm. We grow produce, eggs and meat to the highest standards and donate 100% of our harvests to Philadelphia-area soup kitchens, year-round. Want to join a talented, committed crew in beautiful Bucks County, PA and improve your farming skills while raising chef-quality harvests to give away to communities in need ? Join us!

About the position:

Our livestock team cares for grass fed beef cattle and pastured poultry (laying hens, turkeys, broiler chickens). Duties include collecting eggs, moving fences for rotational grazing, feeding and watering animals + weekly poultry harvest in high season.

Requirements

  • 1 year livestock experience preferred
  • Experience operating equipment
  • Demonstrate record keeping ability
  • Poultry processing

Responsibilities

Working with our team to execute daily tasks including:

  • Daily chores
  • Collecting and washing eggs
  • Moving fencing and infrastructure for beef, poultry and goats
  • Support record keeping
  • Repair, maintenance and cleaning of animal infrastructure
  • Hatching and brooding young poultry stock
  • Contribute to a safe and orderly working environment

Skills

We are looking for people committed to our mission and procedures with these abilities:

  • Work independently and on a team
  • Dependable and observant 
  • Strong work ethic
  • Positive and proactive problem solving skills
  • Readiness to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs repetitively
  • Detail oriented
  • Knowledge and experience in good food handling and processing
  • Desire to learn
  • Flexible in schedule and tasks

This job description covers key responsibilities but does not capture all job duties. We work as a team and there are times we need all hands on deck to accomplish a task. Flexibility is key to joining our dynamic team.

Carversville Farm Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license. 

To Apply
Send a resume and cover letter with three references to info@carversvillefarm.org