Employment Opportunities

Ross Farm Museum is NOW HIRING for the position of Ox Teamster (Full Time - Year Round)

Ross Farm Museum is a window into the past of Nova Scotia’s rich agricultural history with many things to see and do that the whole family will enjoy. Established in 1970, Ross Farm Museum is located on Highway 12 in New Ross, Nova Scotia. It is a living, working, farm museum depicting 150 years of agriculture in the province.

The position of ox teamster is an essential component of the Ross Farm Museum staff. This position is a full-time, year-round position with a review after the first six months of employment.

As the ox teamster you will be responsible for the care and well-being of all oxen and cattle at the museum and will be an integral part of the farm team. This includes keeping records on each individual animal regarding include health, breeding schedules, feeding charts, as well as any particular issues and communicate this to the other animal care staff, Interpretation Coordinators and management. The ox teamster must be comfortable with all types of Heritage farm animals including Cattle, Horses, Pigs, Oxen, Sheep, Poultry {Chickens, Ducks, & Geese}. You will also be responsible for the implementation of a regular exercise and work program for the ox team.

 

Job Posting - Ox Teamster

Job Description - Ox Teamster

 

Cover letter & Resumes and all supporting documents must be received

at Ross Farm by 5:00pm March 5, 2021

 

Apply in writing via post or email to:

Ross Farm Museum 4568 Highway 12 PO Box 238 New Ross, N.S. B0J 2M0

Attn: Barry Hiltz

E-mail Barry.Hiltz@novascotia.ca

Fax (902) 689-2264

Phone: 1-877-689-2210