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Posted Jan 25
Vandemark Farms

​​Beef Cattle/Turfgrass Farm Manager

Whitakers, NC, United States Full Time

BEEF CATTLE/TURFGRASS FARM FOREMAN

Vandemark Sod Farms/Vandemark Angus is a year-round expanding operation in need of good, quality employees. As our family business grows we continue searching for employees looking to succeed along with us. The Beef Cattle/Turfgrass Farm Manager position is a full time, year round position that will report directly to the owner of the company. If you meet the following job qualifications, please email a detailed resume or stop by to complete an application.

DESCRIPTION:

Tasks include supervising a progressive seedstock cattle program.Genetics are based on proven Angus bloodlines and utilizes solid crossbreeding to produce the SimAngus and Balancer bulls and females in such high demand.The main business of the Vandemark family is growing and shipping turfgrass sod to the Raleigh/Greenville/Rocky Mount NC region.Demand for Vandemark sod is growing and this position will also involve helping maintain and irrigate turfgrass fields.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

CATTLE:Daily observation and care.This includes health program, nutrition, calving, and transport needs.Extensive embryo transfer utilizing cooperator herds and preparing cattle for sale and other events are also required activities.

SOD FARM:Supervise field activities involving planting, mowing, chemical and fertilizer applications, irrigation, and harvesting.Make routine field inspections to determine pesticide, fertilization, and water needs.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 2 year Associate degree in Animal Science or related field.
  • Farm background.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Detail oriented and willing to be trained.
  • Bilingual Spanish a plus

This work must be handled efficiently with attention to quality and safety.

We need this person to have a respect and appreciation for farming and family business.

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS:

Competitive wages based on experience and qualifications

Benefits to be discussed at interview

Please respond by emailing your resume to careers@vandemarkfarms.com

Subject line: Beef Cattle/Turfgrass Farm Manager

If the above requirements are met you will be contacted for an interview.

Farm is in Spring Hope, resume/application turn-in and initial interview at Whitakers farm.

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