Currently I am employed as a caretaker / farm manager on a 22 acre organic farm. I care for dairy goats, chickens, ducks, horses, rabbits, greenhouses, raised beds and orchards. I grew up on a cattle and sheep ranch in Northern Nevada and have extensive experience with large and small livestock and various types of farm and heavy equipment. I prefer to find something long term as opposed to seasonal. I've been at my current location and employment for 5 years and I don't really like to move around much.
Housing is not needed as I have an self-contained 33 ft. motorhome. Electric and water would be nice though. Would like someplace I could be able to garden and raise my chickens and ducks. I have one small dog Sam, (10 lbs.) who is good with animals, doesn't bark unless visitors arrive and is exceptionally well-mannered. I am quiet, prefer to stay home and spend most of my free time either working on various projects, gardening or reading and listening to music.
I would prefer to find something on the Oregon Coast, central or southern preferred but will consider anywhere in Southeast or Southwest Oregon and Northwest Nevada, but will consider any decent offer. Lots of skills to improve your property. I am a hard worker, and need little to no supervision.
I have my own side business designing, developing and hosting web sites as an alternate income source. I also like to build small animal housing and solar projects which I also sell.
Heavy and light equipment operation and maintenance, fence building, animal husbandry, small and large animals, veterinary skills, organic gardening, greenhouse building, carpentry, electrician, plumbing, painting, mechanical skills, crop and garden irrigation and more. I can pretty much fix about anything that is repairable.
Worked on cattle ranches in NW Nevada for 20 years, in gold mines running heavy equipment and then 20 years in information technology field, no drugs, light drinker and can pass background check and drug test.
Also I have a female friend in a similar situation, that the land she caretakes has sold recently. I suppose if you needed or wanted more than one person we could work as a package.
I am basically interested in something located in the Central or Southern Oregon Coast, but will consider any offer.
Timothy Brogan wrote:I tried editing this to reflect that I had accepted a position, but after having received another offer I came back here and see that my edits hadn't occurred so to make it official, thank you to all of those of you who offered me a position.
The offered position fell through so I am still looking. Also my friend and I decided to team up so we are looking for a position as a couple. She has a variety of skills that both compliment and exceed my own. She is a certified first responder and currently a volunteer fireman, accomplished photographer and videographer, has organic gardening knowledge and practice, construction skills and more, she has been caretaking for the last year on a rural property in California that recently sold and will be leaving there June 1st and joining me here in Coos County, Oregon, where we hope to find a position nearby.
Thank you all for your time and interest.
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