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Farm Jobs in USA with Free Visa Sponsorship 2022, The Woodstock Foundation, Inc. seeks a farm manager for Billings Farm & Museum (BF&M) in Woodstock, Vermont. Sited on the farm established by Frederick Billings 151 years ago, BF&M today breeds and milks a herd of more than 50 blue ribbon Jerseys, producing more than 650,000 pounds of milk, some of which goes to Agri-Mark for Cabot products and some of which is used to craft award-winning artisan cheeses in p, artnership with Grafton Village Cheese.

The Woodstock landmark is a Vermont destination that attracts thousands of visitors annually with its educational exhibits, engaging programs, and special events that bring to life Vermont’s rural heritage.

Function: Oversee the Billings Farm operation, including personnel, animals, and farmland, ensuring a proper, ethical, healthy, and safe environment for all.

Oversee the day-to-day work of the farm, ensuring the production of quality healthful products, including livestock, embryos, milk, and cheese for sale and retail.

Develop farm programs including a high level of educational activity, a mix of the use of historical and modern technologies for public interpretation, exemplary stewardship and farm husbandry, value-added product(s), and financial sustainability. Always providing a warm and welcoming guest experience.

Supervision: Reports to the Executive Director, and supervises a farm staff of full-time Farm Assistants and Milkers in addition to part-time and casual help and farm interns.

Post Name Farm Manager
Company Name Billings Farm & Museum
Expected Salary USD 70000 To USD 80000 Per Year 
Address Woodstock, VT, United States 05035 

Abilities:

  1. Advanced knowledge of and experience in current sustainable dairy practices and related farm activities.
  2. Ability to lead and supervise coworkers, helping to create a positive working environment.
  3. Ability to interact with the public in a knowledgeable, responsible, and courteous manner. Support the guest experience with animal engagement.
  4. Ability to maintain priorities and solve problems as they occur in a professional manner and support the organization.

Duties:

  1. Manage the day-to-day operation of the farm, including:
  • Hire and supervise farm staff, assuring productivity, effectiveness, and hospitality to visitors;
  • Manage all dairy operations including breeding, animal health and safety, feeding, production, etc.
  • Manage the draft animal program;
  • Manage the sheep, chicken, and other small animal programs;
  • Manage pastures and croplands, including planting, fertilization, erosion control, harvesting, and crop rotation;
  • Maintain the physical plant and equipment;
  • Conduct business operations and administration, including preparation and management of budgets.
  1. Oversee and ensure the health of all the farm’s animals and livestock, consulting with the BF&M’s veterinarian of record as appropriate and keeping up-to-date records of care.
  2. Maintaining accurate records and registrations of all livestock on Billings property pursuant to agricultural, State, and Federal standards.
  3. Uphold the mission of Billings Farm & Museum and always provide a warm and pleasant guest and educational experience.
  4. Perform and lead the day-to-day work, chores, and duties involving all aspects of the agricultural operations of the farm, including strenuous work conditions.
  5. Maintain flexibility in job duties including a variety of seasonal activities: planting, haying, etc., all as part of the regular workweek.
  6. Working closely and collaborating with members of the museum operations team, particularly the Interpretation & Education, Guest Experience, and Facilities teams – to help create and participate in educational programs that showcase various aspects of the agricultural practices of the Billings Farm.
  7. Oversee a program of both public and private horse-drawn wagon and sleigh rides as an important component of the museum program.
  8. Perform all duties in a responsible and conscientious manner, with particular attention to safety regulations.
  9. Professional and timely communication to team members including newsletter submissions, timely response to e-mails, and other communication methods, with the goal of informing other BF & M staff of the happenings at the Farm.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.
  11. Perform the usual duties of a farm staff member, representing Billings Farm and the Museum in a professional manner in all public contacts.

Billings Farm & Museum is singular among America’s historic sites and outdoor museums in offering to its guests the experience of a fully operational dairy farm, engaging programs across the seasons, galleried exhibits, and an award-winning film. Billings Farm was established in 1983 and is a primary ongoing project of the Woodstock Foundation. The Woodstock Foundation is an equal-opportunity employer.

Industry Private
Education Required Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture
Schedule Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours 

Interview Questions:

  1. How do you think your colleagues at your last job would describe you?
  2. What can you offer us that someone else can not?
  3. Give me an example of a time when you set a goal and were able to meet or achieve it?
  4. How do you think you might fit this position As Farm Manager?
  5. What are you looking for in a new position As Farm Manager?
  6. What did you dislike about your old job?
  7. How do you handle confidentiality in your work?
  8. Would you like doing repetitive work?
  9. What do you consider to be your greatest strength?
  10. How do you propose to compensate for your lack of experience?
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  12. What motivates you?
  13. What have you done to improve your skills over the past year As Farm Manager?
  14. Tell me about yourself?
  15. How did you hear about the position As Farm Manager?

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