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Farm Assistant, Grasslands Dairy
A Grasslands Farm Assistant is given the opportunity to learn both the pasture management and herd management skills necessary to operate a pasture based dairy. Grasslands dairies include an average herd size of 600 milking cows, grazing 450 acres, and milked in a 40 a side herring bone cow shed. Our farm assistants typically work an eleven on, three off roster with fifteen days per year of paid time off. In addition, the farm assistants are offered health insurance, life insurance, and access to health savings account including a matching contribution by the company after 90 days employment. If you have passion for agriculture, desire to learn, and a tenacious, goal driven attitude, you will be successful in Grasslands.
The Farm Assistant will use heavy farm machinery and may be required to drive regular vehicles. They must be able to withstand exposure to extreme temperatures, repetitive movements, extensive pushing and pulling, extensive walking, frequent stooping and lift up to 50 lbs High school diploma/ GED required, College credits or Associates preferred. Grasslands Consultants LLC has a long standing policy of Equal Opportunity in employment.