An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual that is self- motivated to join our team. Our family run business is based in Ballinavary, Davidstown, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford.
High EBI spring calving Cross Bred Herd on a low input rotational grazing system. Cows are out for 270 days of the year maximising yield from grazed grass. 200 cows milked twice a day through a top of the range DelPro 18 unit swing-over system.
Candidate should be passionate about dairy farming and keen to progress in their career within the industry. Genuine team player needed with ability to work on own initiative when required. Attention to detail and high standard of work important.
Role will include:
- Animal health
- Calf rearing
- Grassland management / measuring
- Record keeping
- Heat detection
- Basic tractor work
- Willingness to learn and a drive and desire to achieve
- Group consultancy meetings once a month with the availability for training and upskilling
- Salary based on experience
- Accommodation available short distance from the farm
- 11 days on – 3 days off.
Energetic people person with a can do attitude and a genuine willingness to learn beats any skill level. Animal husbandry and /or tractor driving experience is favorable but not essential. The role will be adjusted to suit levels of experience.
One of the main objectives of the business is the development of team members, with an investment into the training of relevant skills, with importance in attending the local discussion group.
Our farm is ideally located with close proximity to the coast and short distances to the following towns and cities : 10 mins Enniscorthy, 20 mins Wexford, 35 mins Waterford City, 90 mins Dublin.
Please apply by sending your CV by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or for an informal chat please call Eamonn on 086 8257389