Heritage Christian Services

Stables Maintenance Assistant Level 1

US-NY-Webster
Job ID
2017-1059
Category
Facilities/Maintenance

Overview

Heritage Christian Stables is a therapeutic riding program for children and adults, accredited by PATH Intl. (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International). With the assistance of highly skilled riding instructors and hundreds of dedicated volunteers, this program provides an exciting opportunity for physical, mental, emotional and spiritual growth.

Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for care of horses, including feeding, cleaning and turn out and/or turn in.
  2. Cleaning barn, mucking out stalls.
  3. Stocking barn with hay, water and feed
  4. Responsible for opening and/or closing the barn in morning and evening, ensuring the safety of the horses and security of the stables
  5. Upkeep of arena (water and drag)
  6. Snow removal
  7. Weed whacking
  8. Participate in manure disposal
  9. Provide medical care to horses as needed
  10. Follow all record keeping systems
  11. Assist with horse preparation for lessons

Qualifications

  • No formal education requirement
  • Experience with horses and care of horses
  • Knowledge of operating farm equipment, including tractors
  • Ability to interact with a variety of people
  • Ability to lift over 50 pounds is required

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