Reference Number: 02802
|Job Role||Assistant Herdsperson/General Farm Worker in Co. Tipperary Ref: 2802|
|The Farm||The Farm:
This 280 cow dairy is set in the heart of the Golden Vale near Cashel in South Tipperary.
|The Role||A competent assistant herdsman is sought from mid January 2020 to coincide with the start of the calving season. Main duties will be working closely with the herd, milking cows regularly, feeding calves, bedding, scraping and all sorts of general farm work. As the season progresses the role gets more interesting as cows move from their winter quarters to their outdoor abode amid the lush grasslands of Munster. A whole new range of skills are tested, grassland monitoring, paddock management and potentially some topping and slurry spreading
|The Applicant||The Applicant:
The successful applicant will have good experience of milking cows and looking after livestock. He/she will be a team player happy to slot into a valued role on a family farm team. An ability to communicate effectively in English is essential.
|Accommodation||Accommodation is provided in a well kept, well appointed mobile that has been carefully landscaped into the on farm environment
This is a very rural location. The nearest town is about 10 kilometres away so applicants need to be aware of this.