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City: Fort Worth [see other ads in this city]
State: Texas [see other ads in this state]
Job Title: Barn Manager
Employer: Humane Society of North Texas
Salary: $18-$20 per hour
Room & Board: No
Phone #: 817-332-4768

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Looking for a qualified Barn Manager to oversee the daily care, wellness and maintenance of all livestock.

The Barn Manager role is a working position that will supervise and work alongside the barn attendant, other staff and volunteers to make sure all aspects of the daily chores are accomplished.

We are a Natural Horsemanship practicing barn and expect kind and humane care of the horses.

Essential Functions of the Position

Managing the Barn Attendant by assigning tasks and following up that tasks are completed according to HSNT protocols.

Establishing nutritional programs for each animal which includes setting feed schedules and feeding appropriate diet and amount.

Identify and report health and behavior issues to the Director of Equine & Livestock.

Complete treatments for health issues as directed by a Veterinarian or the Director of Equine & Livestock.

Manage paddocks by moving horses and livestock to the appropriate areas.

Schedule Veterinarian and Farrier appointments, as necessary.

Manages barn cleanliness with Barn Attendant by ensuring stalls are mucked and water troughs are clean.

Monitor inventory of feed, shavings, medical and other barn supplies; place orders and pick up supplies, as needed.

Keeps all vehicles filled with gas and works with the Director of Equine & Livestock and Maintenance Manager to ensure vehicles are properly maintained; ready to go on a momentís notice.

Must demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others (including co-workers and customers) by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions from others; keeping commitments; keeping others informed of work progress, timetables and issues; and addressing problems and issues constructively to find mutually acceptable and practical business solutions.

The Barn Manager will oversee volunteers working in the barn or facilities by ensuring they are following HSNT policies and procedures including safety.

Assist the cruelty investigations department with seizures by determining the temperament and hauling capability of equines or livestock, as requested by the Director of Equine & Livestock.

Enter data/notes on care, medical and behavior for each animal in the animal management system along with relevant emails and spreadsheets.

Represent the Humane Society of North Texas by providing excellent customer service to customers, vendors and volunteers.

Protect the confidential information on customers and donors.

Additional tasks as assigned by the Director of Equine & Livestock.

Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities Needed to Perform the Essential Functions of this Position

● 4 years steady equine experience.

● Associateís degree required; Bachelorís degree in an animal field preferred

● Must be insurable on the HSNT vehicle insurance policy

Knowledge of Natural Horsemanship philosophy in caring and training horses

Ability to saddle and ride a horse confidently

● Must possess skills to drive a vehicle pulling horse trailers (bumper and gooseneck styles)

● Trailer loading of animals and trailer unloading safety is crucial to this position.

● Knowledge of Humane Society of North Texas policies and protocols, such as, but not limited to, adoption, cleaning and medical protocols.

● Working knowledge of breeds, diseases, medical conditions, and animal handling and behavior.

● Ability to handle animals safely and with patience and gentleness.

● Ability to represent the Humane Society of North Texas in a professional manner in all situations with the public, volunteers, vendors and staff.

● Ability to create and sustain positive working relationships within the Humane Society of North Texas, with volunteers, the public, vendors and be a team player.

● Must be patient, courteous and work well under stressful conditions.

● Must demonstrate initiative and flexibility in constantly changing work demands

● Ability to read, write and communicate effectively.

Required Professional Licensing or Certifications

● Valid Texas Driverís License

Physical Demands & Work Environment

● The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

o Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

● Regular exposure to animal odors, diseases, possible contagious conditions, bites, scratches and moderate noise levels.

● Regular exposure to the outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.

● Prolonged periods of standing and walking.

● This position is regularly required to use hands to fingers, handle, talk, hear, stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel or crouch.

● The position holder must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds without assistance, up to 80 pounds with assistance.

● Specific vision abilities required for this position include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to focus.

● The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Working Conditions

● The individual performing this job may be required to work more than 8 hours in a day or 40 hours in a week. Weekend work will be necessary.

● Based in Joshua, TX

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the individual. Other duties than those listed herein may be assigned.

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