A Westchester County interpretive farm with 50 plus livestock located in Somers, is seeking an enthusiastic candidate to fill the position of recreation attendant.

Duties and Responsibilities
Perform various tasks including but not limited to:

  • Groundskeeping, facility maintenance and farm chores.
  • Mowing, trail maintenance, light carpentry and painting.
  • Basic equipment use and maintenance.
  • Restroom maintenance.
  • Assist in livestock care.
  • Feeding and watering, animal rotation and grooming.
  • Cleaning stalls and barns.
  • Setup and breakdown of programs and events.
  • Assisting in programs and events.
  • Patron guidance and assistance and other various tasks.

Qualifications and Requirements
Preference given to those with experience in equipment operation, maintenance, animal care and educational backgrounds.

  • Minimum of one year of experience working on one or more of the following: an agricultural operation, park or veterinary offi ce/clinic, educational setting
  • General knowledge of livestock care/handling.
  • Gardening and horticultural experience a plus.
  • Ability to comfortably lift 50 lbs.
  • General knowledge of using hand and ride on equipment for various tasks.
  • Ability to communicate and interact positively with public.
  • Possess a strong work ethic with ability and willingness to work outdoors in all weather.
  • Maintain a neat appearance and professional attitude.
  • The ideal candidate is also self-motivated and enthusiastic, with leadership capabilities.
  • Background check is required.

Hours and Salary
Hourly position. Schedule is on a rotating basis and will include at least one day of weekend work.
Salary commensurate with experience.

Contact/Send resume
Jonathon Benjamin, Farm Manager
Alfred B. DelBello Muscoot Farm
51 Route 100, Katonah, NY 10536
(914) 864-7284 | 

Westchester County is an Equal Opportunity Employer