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Dairy Farm Assistant
Perform tasks as assigned by supervisor such as: Prepare milking equipment and bulk tank for milking; Move cows between housing and milking facilities for milking and help other employees bring in cows if needed or requested; Handle and milk all cows in an orderly, proper, and consistent manner; Cows should not be frightened or excited either before or during milking; Milk cows using approved procedures, including pre- and post- milking, to obtain optimum yield, product quality, and cow health; Clean and sanitize milking and milk storage equipment in compliance with state and federal regulations; Clean lots and freestalls daily; Give supervisor sufficient notice to arrange for a substitute milker if unable to work scheduled hours; Must drive a University vehicle or equipment; Availability to work during semester breaks and holidays as needed;Timeliness for submitting Web Time Sheet required.
Critical/Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
Competence in a Discipline:
Team Work/Team Leading:
Agriculture major; Minimum 2.0 GPA; Experience operating a tractor and loader and other farm equipment; Must have a current, valid driver's license and a safe driving record; Must meet all University requirements to drive a University vehicle or equipment; Ability to perform manual tasks involving heavy lifting and mobility; Available to work hours 5:00-8:00 AM and 4:00-7:00 PM.
Until filled; Please complete the attached application. Apply online or leave applications in the Agriculture office Valk 101.
Contact the Supervisor to apply for this position. Apply for positions for which you meet the qualifications.