Assistant Herdsperson / General farm worker Job at Knockanore Farmhouse Cheese in Waterford

Job Description

Company description

Knockanore Farmhouse Cheese / Farm, a dairy farm in West Waterford, single herd grass fed, pedigree Freisian herd supplying raw milk to the cheese production outlet.

Job description

We are seeking an Assistant herds person / general farm worker to work here at Knockanore Farm.

Knockanore Cheese – a progressive dairy farm in West Waterford requires an Assistant herds person
to work with the farm owner.
The farm has 160 spring calving, grass based, compact , calving herd. The farm is very well laid out with good infrastructure and modern facilities. All milk produced on this farm is made into our own farmhouse cheese on- site. The farm / cheese operation is Bord Bia / Origin Green / BRC fully Certified . To this end Milk Quality production is of paramount importance on this farm.

The successful candidate will have :

  • An excellent work ethic with a strong can do attitude who will

assume all aspects of running a dairy farm , Milking, Calving,
Animal health, etc.

  • Supervisory skills and management ability.
  • Grassland management: Grass budgeting & Measurement skills.
  • Previous practical work experience on a Dairy Farm.
  • A structured approach to work.
  • Will be able to work on own initiative.
  • Full driving licence.
  • Excellent References.

This is a great opportunity for someone with initiative and has the possibility of taking equity / partnership / profit sharing.
The remuneration package will reflect the responsibility that goes with this position.

Accommodation Available

Industry: Agriculture and Extraction

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Farming: 2 years (Required)

About Company

Company: Knockanore Farmhouse Cheese
Company Location:  Waterford

About Knockanore Farmhouse Cheese