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Farm Assistant

Date Posted: 21:43:57 2020-12-03
Location: Accokeek, MD, USA
Contact Person: Daniel Trott
Company/Business Name: Accokeek Foundation

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The Farm Assistant is responsible for providing support to the Heritage Breed Livestock Program and to Site Facilities and Grounds maintenance on the two hundred acres of Piscataway Park managed by Accokeek Foundation.

Support the Livestock Manager with:

o Animal care to include daily feeding and watering of Heritage Breed cattle, sheep, hogs, chickens and turkeys and cleaning of livestock enclosures
o Livestock movements to include setting up and taking down temporary fences in pastures and assisting with moving animals as directed
o Assistance with keeping the Livestock Barn and surrounding area organized and clean

Support the Facilities Coordinator with:

o Daily and weekly janitorial duties to ensure office and public spaces remain clean and disinfected
o Set up buildings for daily operations to include set up and take down of furniture and facilities for meetings and special events
o Maintain clean and tidy condition of entire site to include removal of trash and debris

Support Groundskeeper with maintenance of open park areas and trails

Additional Duties:
• Ensure safety of visitors, volunteers, and staff by monitoring and assessing any hazardous or unsafe situations across the site and reporting observations to Site Manager
• Other duties as assigned

View full job description at https://www.accokeek.org/careers



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