Reference Number: 03482
|Job Role||Assistant Herdsperson/General Farm Worker in Limerick Ref: 3482|
|The Farm||A medium sized dairy farm located close to towns such as Newcastle West, Adare, Ardagh and Rathkeale. This is a very well structured dairy farm milking 60 cows through a 10 unit herringbone which was put in only 5 years ago. All housing for dairy cows and calves are in the one area.|
|The Role||This role involves milking 60 cows, looking after 140 dry stock cattle with a mixture of heifers and bullocks and general up keep of the farm. Calves are kept or 2 years with an automatic feeder in place. Some machinery work is required, however, the majority is contracted out.|
|The Applicant||The successful applicant will need to have the experience in the workings of the farm and also the running of the farm. He/she will also need some experience in dry stock and preferably both calving and rearing calves. There is an average of 40 hours a week with this position meaning some weeks may be around 30 hours.|
Contact will be made with those applicants that have suitable experience for the role advertised. Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we receive we cannot reply to each application. Thank you for your interest and application.