Opportunities

Acabonac Farms - Humane Rancher

Company Description

At Acabonac Farms, we are deeply committed to transparent, humane and environmentally conscientious farming practices that work in sync with nature. We are firm believers in the importance of knowing where our food comes from and what it consists of.

We are finishing our 100% grass fed beef on non-GMO grasses on the beautiful Eastern End of Long Island, New York. They are never fed grain and are never given growth hormones or sub- therapeutic antibiotics. We never use chemical fertilizers or herbicides. We use a system of rotational grazing to manage our pastures, rebuild soil health and promote healthy animal weight gains to yield a truly delicious product. We distribute our product direct to consumers online, through local CSAs and retail.

Role

We are seeking self-motivated and passionate individuals to assist in the growth of our business. We’re looking for ranchers with a strong interest in cattle and agriculture to join our growing team. This is a full-time, year-round positon with potential for growth for the right candidate.

Responsibilities

  • All aspects of day-to-day production on our ranches including but not limited to: rotating cattle, herd health assessment & maintenance, pasture & infrastructure maintenance, and some equipment operation.
  • Communicate with Acabonac Farms team across all ranches.
  • Act as an ambassador to Acabonac Farms and educate customers, community, and land owners

    on our mission. 

    Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Farming and/or livestock experience preferred, but not required. A strong passion to learn and

    work hard is however an absolute requirement.

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be comfortable working in all weather conditions, with large livestock, electric fence and heavy equipment. Ability to work long hours when necessary during peak parts of the season.
  • Ability to take initiative, but also enthusiastic about working on a growing team.
  • Physical endurance and hard-working attitude
  • Mechanical aptitude. Experience operating equipment preferred, but not required.
  • Commitment to safety and honesty – we never cut corners!
  • Creativity and desire to improve processes and efficiency throughout the operation encouraged.
  • Ability to see projects through to completion and think ahead to the future of the operation

    encouraged.

  • Must have valid driver’s license

Compensation

We offer competitive compensation, a work vehicle and the ability to grow as a professional. 

How to Apply

We are seeking individuals to begin this season. If you fit the criteria above and are interested in exploring the possibility of being a part of the Acabonac Farms team, please send your resume along with a note on why you’re interested to cristinacosentino@acabonacfarms.com.

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