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Barn Crew

Primary Location: Menlo Park or Salinas


Responsible for performing various types of duties to maintain and improve the overall appearance and cleanliness of the facility location. Must be able to multi-task and interact with doctors, non-doctor personnel and clients handling various facets of the overall facility upkeep.



  • Clean stalls, including mucking and bedding

  • Prepare stalls for new patients by stripping and disinfecting

  • Maintain a visually appealing facility to clients and staff by keeping parking lot and barn aisle free of manure, shavings, and hay

  • Perform groundskeeping duties including mowing, weed eating and landscaping

  • Handle basic repairs and maintenance throughout facility

  • Ensure barn, fences, enclosures, and paddocks are maintained and secure

  • Perform general cleaning of the facility including bathrooms and break rooms

  • Restock and resupply restroom and break room paper products

  • Empty waste and recycling bins daily throughout the facility

  • Maintain good knowledge of safety practices, including handling chemicals and outdoor equipment

  • Handle setup and breakdown of special events at the facility

  • Other projects as requested


  • Equine experience

  • Skilled in use of hand and power tools

  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong time management skills


  • To treat other people with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.

  • To be dependable and punctual on working hours scheduled and to be willing to stay beyond scheduled hours if needed. 

  • To be a self-starter and take the required initiative to perform all tasks successfully.

  • To obtain required knowledge and skills relevant to the job responsibilities.

  • To maintain confidentiality with regards to client, doctor and patient information.

  • To conduct oneself professionally as a representative of Steinbeck Peninsula Equine Clinics refraining from inappropriate language and behavior.

  • To constructively communicate progress, problems or other issues requiring attention to the Practice Manager.

  • To offer solutions and demonstrate a positive attitude when dealing with clients, supervisors, doctors, owners, and other team members.

  • To maintain a professional appearance and a courteous attitude.

  • To contribute to the overall team by utilizing your skills and knowledge to achieve performance excellence.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education/Experience — Equine experience preferred

  • Language Ability — Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to write/document information and general correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from manager, doctors, other staff, and clients.

  • Math Ability — Ability to apply simple math formulas

  • Reasoning Ability — Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Computer Skills — No skills required

  • Certificates and Licenses — Must possess a valid California driver’s license with a clean DMV record.



The work environment/conditions characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently work inside and outside. 

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles, and cleaning/disinfecting chemicals; blood, body fluids or tissues.

  • The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud due to equipment involved. 


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Reach with hands and arms frequently.

  • Able to speak frequently.

  • Repetitive use of hands and fingers. 

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to physically operate the equipment used for the job.

  • Must occasionally climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and regularly lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


  • Reports to: Practice Manager

  • FLSA status: Non-exempt

  • Salary range: $17-$19 per hour

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Steinbeck Peninsula Equine Clinics provides world-class equine healthcare. Our state-of-the-art hospitals, outpatient clinics and mobile services offer preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic and treatment services, in addition to medicine and surgery. We continue to expand our range of services, keeping pace with technology by acquiring leading-edge equipment and expertise.

At Steinbeck Peninsula Equine Clinics, our core values focus on consideration for our clients, colleagues, and fellow team members. We cultivate collaboration by clearly communicating with clients, caregivers, and colleagues, respecting referring veterinarians and encouraging our own team members to engage in dialogue that fosters professional growth and personal work-life balance. We are fueled by and embody compassion in every interaction with our equine patients, as well as with all the people concerned and invested in their wellbeing.

Steinbeck Peninsula Equine Clinics is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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