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PRIMARY FUNCTION: To maintain the barn area and horses, care for and rehabilitate the horses at Lollypop Farm; work on improving the animal’s adoptability, and to educate the public on the care of horses by performing the following duties:
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Duties and responsibilities noted with asterisks (*) are considered to be the essential functions of the job.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience with equine riding/training. High school diploma or equivalent education required. Other farm animal experience is a plus. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.(1)
TECHNICAL SKILLS/ TOOLS: Tractor, shovel, rake, grooming equipment, horse tack, saddles, harness, cart, lunge line, long reins, bridle, bush hogs and tractor rake.
SUPERVISORY: Occasionally use the assistance of volunteers and CS workers in performing the requirements of the position.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.(1)
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit; lift, carry, push and pull up to 50 pounds; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, handle and feel; as well as speak, hear and see. Occasionally required to climb or crawl.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.(1) The employee must be able to function well in an outdoor environment.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to work in high precarious places; near moving parts; in outdoor weather conditions (extreme heat, cold, humid conditions) and near vibrations.
Employee is occasionally required to work near fumes or airborne particles and near the risk of electric shock and vibrations. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
(1) Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must exhibit Lollypop Farm’s core values:
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