Job - Dairy Herdsman / Farm Hand

Job Title: Dairy Herdsman / Farm Hand

Job Order #: KH-9011

Location: New York

Salary Range: $40000 - $50000

Commission / Bonus: Annual Performance Bonus

Benefits: Paid Vacation + Subsidized housing


Qualifications:


MUST HAVE CURRENT DAIRY EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION

- 5 - 10 years dairy experience preferred
- Leadership / Motivational skill
- Basic Herd Health skills
- Feed / Nutrition experience
- AI experience a plus
- Pasture management (rotational grazing, seeding, fertilizing, etc.)
- Excellent Work Ethic
- Positive Attitude
- Self-Starter
- Farm / Crop experience
- Basic Computer skills


Job Description:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is representing a small organic dairy located in New York who is searching for an honest, motivated and experienced Herdsman / Farm Hand who can take primary responsibility for the herd, calves/heifers and milking operations. Organic / grazing experience not required but is a plus. Prefer someone looking for a long term position that likes smaller organic pasture operations and is willing to take on more responsibility in the future. Ideally, candidate will also help with crop production and equipment maintenance as a secondary responsibility. Owners would like to expand and diversity farm operations within the next few years. Dairy is looking for a herdsman who can grow into a farm manager with the planned expansion.

Responsibilities Include:
- Milking (2x/day) & parlor chores
- Basic experience with Herd Health & Nutrition
- Breeding, grazing & feeding herd
- Pasture management (rotational grazing, seeding, fertilizing, etc.)
- Calf and heifer management
- Barn/Facilities maintenance
- Assist with crop harvesting
- Build and maintain pasture fences
- Learn/research advancements in industry for general knowledge and awareness
- Plan, coordinate, and participate in agricultural studies
- Coordinate both short term and long term farm strategies




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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