At Cow Pleasant Dairy, we aim to produce milk, beef and crops of the highest quality with respect for the people, animals and the land that help produce it. We are a family owned 3,400 head dairy located in Weidman, MI.
We are looking for a Milker Operator to work directly with the Herdsperson and Owners on a daily basis. As Milker Operator, you will perform a variety of tasks including milking, cleaning and animal care. This would be the perfect opportunity for you if you enjoy being active, working with animals or livestock, and have an interest in working in agriculture. We are willing to train the right person for this position.
Compensation starting at $11.50+/hour. Both full-time and part-time positions available with up to 56 hours/week. Housing may be provided. Paid time off and simple IRA with 3% match after 1 year of employment.
What you would be doing:
- Utilize modern milking technology to ensure that all work is completed correctly and in a timely fashion
- Manually apply equipment and ointments to cows in proper order to ensure safety and health standards are maintained
- Scrape and clean up milking parlor, barn, and aisle ways to ensure that areas are kept clean and in working condition
- Assist with equipment maintenance and animal handling.
This job might be for you if you:
- Are reliable and dependable
- Are not afraid to work with large livestock (cows)
- Have the ability to work as part of a team
- Have the willingness to take on new tasks
- Have a reliable way of transportation to and from work