Horse Groomer – Temp to Full-time position Starting pay rate is $20.00 per hour at 40 hours per week. 6AM – 2:30PM
Large private ranch in Paicines, California with top notch equine facilities is looking for a full-time Horse Groomer/Handler. This is a non-commercial operation with a relatively small number of horses for individual lessons and trail riding. The horses and facilities are cared for at a high level. The ranch is looking for a long-term person and the temporary full-time position may result in the offer of a permanent position with benefits to a proven person.
Duties may include but are not limited to:
- Daily care of horses
- Ensuring adequate bedding for horses and carrying bedding to stables
- Ensuring horses have adequate clean and fresh water
- Cleaning horse stalls, outside pens, turnout areas
- Feeding horses
- Grooming horses
- Tacking horses and prepping them for riding/training
- Handling turnouts and gathering horses.
- Experience caring for and working with equines is highly preferred
- Ability to work safely around horses and equipment
- Strong communication skills
- Must be at least 18 years old
- Must have proof of authorization to work in the United States
- Clear background check
- Ability to work outdoors, on uneven terrain in varying weather conditions
- Ability to twist, bend, kneel, climb and use hand tools as necessary
- Ability to lift 80-100 lbs.
- Ability to work weekends
- Reliability and responsibility a must.