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Poultry Manager

Maranatha Farms
July 28, 2022
Forest, Virginia
Type of farm?
Diverse (Animals/Plants)
Start Date
40-50k/year with benefits
Positions Available
Tag Words
Aquaponics, Butchering On Farm, Cattle, Chicken, Composting, Eggs



Maranatha Farms is an up-and-coming agricultural venture nestled in Forest, Virginia. It is a family run business with a mission of providing the local community with the best beef, poultry, pork, fish, and produce. We are a regenerative farm focused on creating circularity and sustainability in all that we do. We are currently building a team of dependable, hardworking individuals to make this vision a reality.

Position Description

Maranatha Farms is seeking an experienced poultry handler to manage a sizable chicken operation in Forest, Virginia. This will include both broilers and layers. Applicants should have at least 3 years of experience or appropriate training/certification. Responsibilities will include:

Oversee chicken flocks of up to 20,000 broilers in pasture with moveable grazing coops
Manage weekly processing of chickens
Follow safety protocols and maintain health of flock
Collect and package eggs
Work alongside our Growing Specialist to ensure compost protocols are followed
This is a full-time position, and applicants may be asked to assist on greenhouse or cattle projects if time allows. Applicants may be asked to work on weekends and holidays.


This is a family farm, so we expect the person applying to be flexible and be able to work closely with everyone.

Application Process

We would like to receive a cover letter and resume to


After getting your application, we will reach out to you to schedule a phone interview.


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