Job - Assistant Herdsman

Job Title: Assistant Herdsman

Job Order #: KH-7712

Location: Virginia

Salary Range: $25000 - $35000

Commission / Bonus: Quality Bonus

Benefits: Housing + Meat + Milk + Paid Vacation + Utilities

Qualifications

- At least 1 year experience working with cattle (not necessarily dairy)
- An interest in working with cows and other animals is a must
- Must be able to lift at least 75 pounds and stand on concrete for a 2 hour milking shift
- Will be required to work outside in all weather conditions.

- Must hold a valid driver's license and be able to operate ATV's and tractors.
- Positive attitude and open mind is a must

Job Description:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is representing an organic dairy located in Virginia who is search for an Assistant Herdsman. The assistant herdsman will be required to assist with all herd health. Qualified candidates will be able to recognize and treat sick animals (orally, give IM, subQ and IV injections), vaccinate and follow BQA guidelines. They will also assist with milking and moving cattle to and from paddocks. Must be able to perform repairs on milking equipment, fence and other needs as necessary. Other duties will include pasture maintenance using a tractor (clipping, making hay, spreading manure, etc.) Employer is looking for a self starter who is confident enough to oversee part time employees once trained. Must be able to work alone and with others.



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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