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Livestock Farm Hand

Nurture pasture-raised livestock from farm to table

Livestock Farm Hand

Help us bring truly pastured meat, eggs and vegetables to the Houston and Austin Metro area families. Frydek Heritage Farm is a regenerative farm that raises pigs, sheep, chickens, ducks, turkeys and cattle on pasture. We are looking for a passionate and hard working person to help with a diverse variety of duties both at the farm and in delivering our pasture raised products to customers.

We need people who are reliable, quick and ready to work each day. An ideal candidate is energetic, quick thinking and ready to get the job done. A successful associate puts safety first and cares deeply about customer expectations and satisfaction.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure the wellbeing of all livestock on the farm - feeding, watering, paddock movement, etc
  • Operate a tractor and other farm equipment
  • Maintain the farm property - buildings, vehicles, fencing, pasture, water system and other equipment
  • Collect, wash, candle and pack eggs
  • Drive a truck and trailer on a variety of routes to haul animals or pick up and/or deliver goods as assigned
  • Maintain driving and equipment records 
  • Pack customer orders prior to making deliveries
  • Alert the owner to any problems regarding animals or the general environment

Qualifications and Qualities

  • Passion for pasture raised livestock
  • Ability and stamina to work in a variety of weather conditions
  • Punctual and arrives ready to work
  • Able to lift 50 lbs
  • Tractor and equipment experience
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Comfortable driving a truck (No CDL required)
  • Experience pulling a trailer
  • Ability to drive long distances in a fully loaded truck
  • Commercial (or work-related) driving experience is a plus
  • Great improvising and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Farm work experience is a plus