Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Minimum – Four years of farm experience with a High School Diploma
Preferred- Four years of farm experience, with two years of Dairy experience, tractor operation ,loaders, skid steers, milking experience and handling cows. Associate Degree in Agriculture.
Required License or Certification
Primary Purpose of Position
This employee serves as the secondary Milker at the Dairy and also provide labor in feeding animals, heat and pregnancy checking, calving, cleaning dairy facility, maintaining dairy pastures, using all dairy equipment, i.e. tractors, mowers, bobcat and irrigation equipment. Employee will also work with and train students, volunteers as well as assist researchers as the need arises.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Dairy operates as a full scale production dairy on the University Farm, fulfilling teaching ,research, demonstration and production needs for the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.
Work Hours 3am-9am or 9am-6pm and weekends on a rotating shift