Head Herdsperson
Full Time Permanent
Herdsperson
St Michael's Rd, Preston PR3 0RY, UK
Dairy
11/07/2018
HH
19/07/2018

Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, progressive and dynamic dairyperson to join our team.  Our 200 cow dairy herd utilises the latest technology, which includes: Afi farm 5.2, Hanskamp out of parlour feeders and Keenan pace technology.  The unit is looking for the right candidate to drive the business forward to become a leading light within the sector.

The successful candidate must have a Level 3 qualification in agriculture or evidence of suitable practical experience of milking cows in a well-run similar sized herd. You will also have experience of using appropriate tractors/farm equipment and have the ability to maintain a well prepared, realistic and safe working environment as well as developing the professional attitude of the students towards their work and provide an opportunity for them to practice and develop their skills.

Salary in the region of £35,000. Minimum salary will be 90% of £35,000 with an agreed progression to maximum based on mile stones. Relating to qualifications and experience.  Inclusive of overtime based on average 65 hrs per week. To include alternate weekends

Closing date: Thursday 19 July 2018

Please either visit our website or contact the HR team on 01995 642289/email [email protected] for more information and an application pack. 

Please quote NFU as your application source when asked

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