Farm Manager

Contact Name
Erica Wilson
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Farm Manager

Butterworks is seeking an organized and professional leader to manage all aspects of the farm.  This is an excellent opportunity.  Butterworks is a farm in transition that aims to grow, evolve and remain a Vermont Organic Dairy tradition.  The ideal candidate will have a deep passion for organic agriculture and animal care. This role is essential to making the most important ingredient in Butterworks supreme line of dairy products.  If you are hard-working and a positive leader, we want to hear from you. 


Position Details

Work with Harvest Lead to secure nutritious feed from high yield hay fields and pastures

Work with Herd Lead to ensure animal health and reproductive success

Plan and manage rotational grazing AND winter housing for optimal cow health and milk production

Be fully emersed in all aspects of harvest and animal care

Operate tractors and heavy equipment

Milk cows and provide medical attention

Keep records for Federal, State and Organic inspections

Lead a caring and passionate team

Ensure equipment is in good working condition and properly maintained

Strategize and build efficiencies to lower the cost of milk production 

while maintaining Butterworks values for herd care and soil health

Track and order farm supplies

Onboard and train staff to ensure protocols are followed and the team is safe

Build and maintain relationships with other farms, vendors and customers

Occasional representation at marketing events, conferences and seminars

Work with ownership to strategize and meet key targets



0-5 years of dairy experience – will train the right person

Genuine appreciation for animals and the land

Positive disposition

Exceptional references

Good work ethic

Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

Able to focus and make decisions in stressful situations

Mornings, nights and weekends required

Able to lift 50 pounds