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Dairy Farm Assistant

Company:
Spollen Dairies
Location:
Westmeath, Country: Ireland
Job Type:
Job Description

Full time position available within an expanding herd of 550 dairy cows. The work environment is complete with all modern infrastructure and facilities. This company is rapidly expanding with a progressive attitude towards farming in the 21st century. We will continue to invest in the latest technology, scientific research and committed people. Our ambitious growth strategy relies on recruiting, developing and retaining the most talented people available within the agricultural industry.

Responsibilities with guidance from farm management include...

  • Milking operation – Following consistent animal friendly milking procedures, monitoring milk manager program, ensuring clean hygienic milking equipment etc…
  • Stock management - implementing the agreed plan for calving, calf rearing and breeding.
  • Light Machinery duties – Feeding cattle and shed clearing
  • Maintenance – fencing, cleaning, general farm work etc..
  • Working with existing farm staff both full and part time.

Recommended qualifications:

  • Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Agriculture
  • Two years on-farm experience with high performance herd.

Personal abilities essential to fulfill this role include an enthusiastic work attitude, self-initiative and good people skills. Please send on professional, up to date CV’s.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • on-farm: 2 years (Preferred)
Job Settings
Number of jobs: 1 hires
Information about the advertiser
Company: Spollen Dairies
Company size: 1-49
Contact: NA