Assist with all aspects of the operation of a whitetail breeding and rearing facility specializing in trophy quality whitetail deer.
Primary duties will involve feeding and care of whitetail deer fawns, feeding adult whitetail deer (putting out 100 plus 50 pound bags of feed per week), maintenance of holding pens, barn, fences, gates, feeders, and water systems.
Additional duties will include working with adult and fawn whitetail deer (moving, handling, tagging, capture (darting), transportation, routine veterinary care, assist with AI operations, photographing animals and editing pictures, etc.), working with exotic wildlife (blackbuck antelope, fallow deer, etc.), helping with system maintenance on mister system to help control flies and midges, help with manual treatment of deer pens to control flies and midges and predator control if necessary.
Other duties may be assigned depending on candidate’s qualifications and experience including helping with marketing efforts using social media such as Facebook.
Most work will be outdoors in all kinds of weather. Must be self starter, computer literate, detail oriented, able to follow instructions and able get along with others.
Normal work week: Full Time and Part Time positions available. 20 – 60 hours per week available, specific work schedule to be determined based on candidates availability and abilities.
Preferred but not required: An interest in Agricultural Sciences – Ag Eco, Ag Engineering, Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences or closely related field.
Ability to keep and maintain detailed accurate records a must.
Must have reliable transportation.
No smoking on premises
Strong mechanical aptitude and experience operating and maintaining farming equipment a plus.
Plumbing and electrical experience a plus.
Hands on farming experience a plus.
Experience working for a scientific whitetail breeding facility a plus.