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Positions available for a competent Herdsperson, Assistant Herdsperson, competent Tractor Driver/ Stocksperson/ Relief Milker & Relief Milkers. Jobs in <=>Durham<=>

Farm TypeDairy
Description


The Herd consists of 500+ cows - a mix of British Friesian, Fleckvieh and Crossbred to be managed on a grass-based system and milked through a newly installed Waikato 70 point rotary parlour.



Female followers are reared on farm and bull calves generally sold under 12 months.



The Herdsperson Applicant



The applicant must have previous practical experience of working with dairy cows, preferably with experience of grassland management.



AI and hoof trimming experience would also be advantageous.



The Assistant Herdsperson Applicant



Must demonstrate a high level of animal husbandry and be able to work as part of a team, showing ability to provide cover for Herdsperson when necessary.



The Tractor driver Applicant



The applicant must have a competent working knowledge of all types of general farm machinery and a clean driving licence.



A willingness to provide relief milking would be advantageous.



Relief Milker Applicants



Must have previous milking experience.



 



 



 



 



 

CountryUK
AreaNorth East
PostcodeDL13
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 01/08/2019, Finish: 08/01/2020
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours60
Pay£TBD
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

Located 8 miles from Durham city and 1.5 miles from the nearest town, the farm is in easy reach of all usual amenities, schools and shops.

An on-site farmhouse may be available to a suitable applicant.

Distance from shops and amenities
Smokers Accepted?
Other Information

At least one reference should be provided.

A good command of English language is essential.

Applicants will be expected to work alternate weekends on a rota system.

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