Pastured Laying Hen Manager White Oak Pastures
- Date Posted February 03, 2018
- Location Bluffton, GA
- Category Agriculture / Production
- Job Type Full-Time
We are seeking a laying hen manager to join our pastured poultry team. This role provides a unique opportunity to participate in managing one of the foremost pasture-based livestock operations east of the Mississippi River, and further develop skills in all aspects of farm management, especially in the context of poultry amidst ruminants. The pastured laying hen operation at White Oak Pastures includes 5 flocks of 1000+ laying hens in electronet paddocks, always on the move.
For this position, prior experience working with poultry, particularly laying hens, and driving a tractor are advantages. However, of greater importance is a general understanding of management concepts for pasture-based livestock systems and a keen interest to practice on a large scale.
Activities will change depending on the season and animal needs but include: tending pastured laying hens, resource management (temporary fencing, water, and feed), working with and managing laborers, dealing with multiple species in a pasture, and performing infrastructure maintenance. We are looking for a candidate who is willing to commit to dedicated work to ensure operational success.Compensation this position is PAID: hourly, varies DOE, $13.50 - $15.00 How to apply