Assistant Herdsman (KH-7712)
PLEASE NOTE: We will not be able to reply to you if your resume does not meet the position requirements. There is NO closing date. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. You must be currently authorized to work in the US to be considered for this position. QUALIFICATIONS: MUST HAVE CURRENT DAIRY EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION – 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. ALL INQUIRIES ARE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL. NO FEES TO APPLICANTS.If you feel that you are not a candidate for this position, but know someone who is, we do offer a Referral Bonus if we place your referral into this position.Apply for this job.