Position Title: Assistant Herdsperson
Position Type (full time, part time, internship, on campus, etc.): Full time
Organization Name: Broken Bow Dairy LLC
Location (City, State): Milburn, NE 68813
Job Description/Duties: Broken Bow Dairy LLC, located in Custer County, Nebraska, is home of 850 Register Holstein milking cows. The dairy has ranked in the top 3 herds in Nebraska for milk production in each of the past 5 years and has received multiple awards for producing quality milk. Position involves working as key member of the reproduction team to maintain a high pregnancy rate; assisting the calving team to assure cows and their calves get a great start; supporting the milking team with clean stalls & properly identified cows; ability to identify special needs cows; following HACCP principles and veterinary protocols for optimum herd health; and other projects depending on time of year.
Qualifications or Skills Required: Skills in working calmly & safely with animals (either Dairy or beef). Training & experience in artificial insemination. Willing to learn & follow herd management protocols. Valid drivers license. Experience or willing to learn skid loader & cattle trailer operation.
Salary & Benefits: Compensation includes hourly wage, regular time off & benefits including paid vacation, insurance options, & SIMPLE IRA retirement plan.
Contact Information/Instructions How to Apply: submit cover letter & resume to email@example.com