Employment Offered

Date Submitted:

Farm Name:
Old Ford Farm LLC


Position Title:
Dairy Assistant

Position Description:

Farm Description: Old Ford Farm is a 40 acre diversified family farm located in New Paltz, NY. We have a certified raw milk operation with 15 cows and we raise eggs, chicken, pork and turkey which are mostly sold in our farm store.

Job Description: The main responsibility will be running all aspects of the dairy operation. This includes caring for cows (fencing, feeding, etc.), milking, and bottling milk. Other jobs will include collecting eggs, animal fencing/rotation, and tractor work, among other farm tasks. Through your work you will learn about the day-to-day workings and management of a for-profit diversified farm. We offer a friendly and organized work environment, as well as the opportunity to interact with the people who are buying the food you are producing. No prior experience is needed; we care more about a candidate's character, responsibility, and passion for the work. This position requires someone who is strong, smart, and observant on top of having monumental physical endurance, excellent communication skills, and a cheerful attitude.

Schedule/hours: The morning shift is 6 am - noon and the evening shift is 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm. This position is for 8 shifts per week and the schedule always includes at least 2 full days off. A minimum one-year commitment is required. The start date is flexible.
Compensation: $16.50/hour plus eggs, milk, and yogurt.

How to Apply:
Send resume, brief paragraph explaining your interest, the date you are available to start, and 3 references to: oldfordfarm@oldfordfarm.com. Please indicate that you are applying to the dairy assistant position.