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Curbstone Valley Farm is a 30 acre farm located in Catlett, Virginia, raising registered Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats. Available positions will primarily focus on the daily care, feeding, and movement of livestock. Additional tasks will vary throughout the year, and include assisting with artisan goat milk soap crafting.

A minimum of a twelve month employment commitment is preferred. Compensation DOE.

Dairy Barn Husbandry Assistant - Spring 2022

Dairy Barn Husbandry Assistant - Spring 2022

Full Time

Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Daily (M-F) care of the animals on the farm: Stall cleaning, feeding, and watering. 
  • Moving animals between pasture and barns.
  • Keep barn aisles clean and swept.
  • Assist with routine husbandry tasks, including hoof trimming, deworming, hair clipping etc.
  • Attentiveness to the welfare of the animals and bio-security is critical.
  • Communicate regularly about health and care of animals.
  • Ability to observe and promptly communicate concerns regarding individual animals.
  • Assist with other farm activities, including grounds maintenance, fencing repair, composting, and irrigation.
  • Ability to drive a small tractor a plus; willing to train
  • Ability to take direction, constructive criticism, and work independently.
  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Must have own vehicle.
  • Must be comfortable working around large farm dogs.
  • Flexibility as farm tasks change seasonally.
Education & Experience: 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience and/or strong desire to work with livestock.
  • Prior 4H/FFA livestock experience preferred, but not required
Application Instructions: 

E-mail your introductory cover letter to [email protected], along with resume of past experience, and three references.

Job Categories:
Farming/Agriculture
Livestock/Ranching