Job - Assistant Herdsman

Job Title: Assistant Herdsman

Job Order #: KH-9468

Location: Wisconsin

Salary Range: $40000 - $45000

Commission / Bonus: Annual performance bonus

Benefits: 401K (matching up to 3% + Paid Sick Leave + Paid Vacation/Personal Leave

Qualifications:

- Associate of Science in Animal Science (or similar field) or higher

- Strong work ethic
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Breeding and herd health experience or willing to learn
- Have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Requirements:

The needs of this business are not confined to typical workday hours. As such, the ability and willingness to work early and late hours as well as weekends is required.

Providing daily care of livestock can entail lifting heavy bags, buckets, bales, etc. The ability to safely lift and carry at least 50 lbs is required.


Job Description:


Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is representing a dairy operation located in Wisconsin who is searching for an Assistant Herdsman. The primary responsibility of this position is to help in the day-to-day care of this facility. Focus on cleanliness, organization, attention to detail, and a passion for animal agriculture are a must to be considered for this position. General responsibilities are outlined below:

Provide daily care of all livestock. Including but not limited to:
- Bedding and scraping, and cleaning and sanitizing

- Follow BMP/SOP for day-to-day animal care and sanitation
- Provide early identification of sick cows and treatment
- Assist with reproduction
- Communicate regularly with Veterinarian and other farm staff
- Assist in limited milking, feeding
- Assist in all other farm jobs as the need arises


Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Kirk Hansen at kirk@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-382-7370. You are encouraged to fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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