Live-in Farm Manager needed to provide hands-on work on historical farm in Menham, NJ area. The property currently focuses on sheep production, but the owners are willing to consider transitioning to other avenues that will be more productive or economical. The Farm manager will be responsible for taking on a number of projects on the property including all of the field and property maintenance including tree care (chainsaws are used frequently to remove downed tree limbs. The property also sells firewood locally), yard care and interacting with outside vendors as needed. Should be capable of working directly with the animals and overseeing their care and breeding program.

Candidates should be comfortable with basic equipment maintenance and troubleshooting aspects and should understand how to appropriately operate the equipment. Must keep safety in mind at all times and wear appropriate safety equipment when operation chainsaws.

Farm manager will be responsible for upkeep of the fencing. Will be responsible for deploying temporary electric fencing and the rotation of the livestock to avoid over grazing. The property doesn’t use pesticides so weed control via mowing/weed wacking/bush hogging is required.

Competitive salary and benefit package available. 3 bedroom home on-site provided for Farm Manager and family.

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