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  • Gutenkauf, Diane
    Please excuse cross posting and Please don t respond to me! Attached and pasted below is a job posting for Klein Creek Farm in Winfield, IL:
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 29, 2012
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    Please excuse cross posting and Please don’t respond to me!


    Attached and pasted below is a job posting for Klein Creek Farm in Winfield, IL:







    Responsibilities: supervise assigned personnel; train and direct staff and volunteers in the execution of farm activities; ensure safe interaction with machinery, animals, and the public; educate the public about 1890’s farm management and agriculture while safely carrying out farm activities; plan agricultural aspects of special events; train horses and use horses for horse-drawn farming activities in a public setting; maintain and manage crops and pasture for educational programs; provide daily care to livestock animals, including cows, swine, poultry, sheep, and cats; this includes daily feeding, breeding, milking, halter-breaking, calving, and sheering; procure, maintain, and repair farm equipment, historic implements and vehicles, harnesses, and other gear including horse and power driven; perform other duties as assigned.


    Requires: BS in Agriculture, Animal Science, Ranch Management, or related field and three (3) years experience in farm management; or equivalent combination of training and experience; possession of a valid driver’s license


    Additional requirements: ability to lift or move up to 100 pounds.

    Preferred candidate will have the ability to learn to harness and drive draft horses.


    DATE POSTED: November 26, 2012

    WORKSITE LOCATION: Kline Creek Farm, Winfield

    HOURS & SCHEDULE: Sunday – Thursday. Schedule will vary including weekends and holidays.

    HIRING SALARY: $40,935 - $54,692

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 9, 2012

    VACANCY IN: Education



    APPLY AT: 3S580 Naperville Rd or online: Click Here #12-0114

    Wheaton, IL 60189 (please see Job Board for application)


    *Applications must be filled out to their entirety, including the electronic signature, to be considered for this position. Resumes may be included but are not accepted in lieu of the application





    Diane Gutenkauf


    Robert R. McCormick Museum

    1s151 Winfield Rd

    Wheaton IL 60189

    630-260-8159 (v)

    630-260-8160 (f)



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