Farm and Animal Care Assistant

Full-time, Seasonal (April-December)
Salary starting at $12.00/hour
Berry, KY

About Honey Hill Farm

Honey Hill Farm provides quality animal attractions at local events and in amusement parks all over the country. Read more about our family and what we do on our About Us page.

 

Description

We are looking for a new full-time, seasonal team member to assist with the care of over 500 animals on our farm in Berry, KY.

The animal care assistant will work directly under the supervision of the Director of Animal Care to the meet the daily care requirements of a large variety of animals, including chickens, ducks, rabbits, sheep, goats, donkeys, camels, kangaroos, tortoises, pigs, etc.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to feeding, watering, grooming, transporting, cleaning enclosures and providing routine medical care, as well as assisting in other basic farm tasks as needed.

 

Schedule

The Animal Care Assistant will typically work Wednesday-Sunday from 8am-4:30pm, though those hours will vary based on animal care needs.

This position is seasonal and will likely run from April until December. There may be an opportunity for permanent employment, based on performance and the company’s needs.

 

Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must enjoy working with animals and genuinely care about their well-being
  • Must be extremely reliable and able to work independently or as a member of a team
  • Must have the capacity and willingness to learn quickly
  • Must be detail oriented and have the ability to follow directions carefully
  • Must be able to lift at least 75 lbs routinely
  • Must be willing and able to work outdoors in a variety of harsh weather conditions
  • Previous experience in animal care preferred
  • Previous experience with farm equipment and/or pulling trailers a plus
  • Must have a positive attitude and the ability to work well with a variety of people

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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Honey Hill Farm is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.