Assistant Herdsperson / General farm worker Job at Knockanore Farmhouse Cheese in Waterford
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.
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.
Industry: Agriculture and Extraction
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
- Farming: 2 years (Required)
Company: Knockanore Farmhouse Cheese
Company Location: Waterford