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Fischer Farm Museum Operations Supervisor

  • 05 Dec 2022 2:06 PM
    Message # 13014315


    The Farm Operations Supervisor manages the livestock program and collaborates with the program supervisor on agriculture interpretation at the farm.  This position reports to the Farm Manager and supervises part-time staff, seasonal staff and volunteers.


          Create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all farm visitors.

          Research the regions agricultural history with the goal of enhancing the farm’s buildings, equipment, crop, and livestock offerings to farm visitors

          Oversee the livestock program including creating daily care protocols, maintaining animal records, coordinating with veterinarians

          Train staff and volunteers on animal care

          Stay current on animal care best practices and regulatory requirements for county and state.

          Educate visitors on livestock use and care

          Assist with agriculture curriculum development, and leading agriculture programs. 

          Maintain indoor and outdoor animal areas including cleaning and repairing as needed

          Repairing/restoring farm artifacts for display as needed.

          Maintains farm supply inventory. Orders supplies as needed

          Act as manager on duty as needed.

          Other duties as assigned by supervisor


          A bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, History, Animal Science, Museum Studies, Historical Administration or related field

          Five years of livestock experience including two years of supervisory experience

          Beekeeping experience or willingness to learn and comfortable with the realities of apiary work including possible stings and heavy lifting.

          Ability to spend entire day on feet doing farm work and lift 50lbs repeatedly

          The best candidates with have experience in historical interpretation and 4H club familiarity either as a participant or a leader

    JOB STATUS           Full time                                 DEPARTMENT       Fischer                   FSLA STATUS         Exempt

    SALARY                  $45,000.00 - $55,000.00 Salary/year

    HOURS                   40 hours per week including evenings and weekends, working at least one weekend day per week


    Fischer Farm Manager

    Qualified applicants may submit application on our website:


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