Stable and Property Hand Location Sisters Creek Days Monday to Thursday Hours 4 per day 16 hours per week may vary Pay Day Every Monday Position Type Casual Pay Rate Is based on age award rate for stable and farm hand Probation Period two weeks Age 15 years old to any age Description Stable Hand Here the main objective covers feeding, some grooming, rugging and un-rugging, general maintenance, and keeping stalls and stable clean. This is a position which benefits from physical strength, endurance plus respect for animals. There are daily feed preparations and feeding duties based on specific diets for each horse (there are presently three horses with plans to add to the herd) Removing waste and wet bedding from stalls is performed daily Waste management as instructed General and routine maintenance Keeping stable area tidy and in-order, washing feed tubs, raking & sweeping Occasional grooming and tack duties Alerting management of problems with the animals Spending time daily with each horse puts you in a good position to notice problems or illness. A challenging position physically, you need to be fit and weather-hardy. Capable to safely lift and carry up to 20 kg. A solid work ethic, a knack for routine plus a love of the outdoors and horses are the essential elements needed. Property Hand You would be a helping hand where and when needed. You will use a pressure washer on driveways, buildings, farm equipment and vehicles. Move and stack firewood, perform weeding, mulching and compost building. Move boxes and sweep in a small on-farm warehouse, plus other various jobs. You will not be asked to use other power tools.You will also feed turkeys ducks and sheep Our ideal time of work for you is 10 am to 2 30 with a 30 minutes lunch break. But if you have other scheduling requirements and are suited to the position we are happy to discuss a variance of that time with you. Being comfortable and confident in moving and working around/ near and touching horses is essential for your comfort and safety. Horses can be unpredictable, easily upset and frightened. Understanding their natures will help with your safety. We are a family friendly business established 1979 Tagari Publications and the Permaculture Institute. Please send an email of your interest include why this position suits you, why you are suitable for it plus references to lis******@******com    click to reveal  Thank you. We look forward to hearing from you!     click to reveal  Thank you. We look forward to hearing from you! /.