Dairy Herdsperson







DAIRY HERDSPERSON

UE04, £20,600-£22,847
Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies/ Langhill and Dryden Farm
Open-ended, full time 35 hours per week + 6 hours contracted overtime

We are looking for a Dairy Herdsperson to work within the University of Edinburgh’s teaching and commercial dairy farm.,/p>

The Opportunity:
The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is looking for a Dairy Herdsperson to carry out all day-to-day routines associated with the running of a large 240 cow, high yielding dairy herd and associated young-stock.

Your skills and attributes for success:
• You will be responsible for the day to day cleaning, milking, welfare and husbandry of the dairy herd.
• Experience of Calf and Heifer rearing
• You must be committed to animal welfare and have sound skills in animal handling and animal care / welfare.
• Other duties such as basic tractor/telehandler driving, feeding, bedding, fencing and maintenance will provide variety to the role
• You must have good working knowledge and recent experience of dairy cows including recognition of ill health and common problems.
• The ability to work in a physically demanding environment is essential.
• Ability to work regularly over weekends and holidays as part of a rota and from time to time work extra hours in evenings as required by the farm manager.



Tel: Not specified | E-mail: Not specified
Web: www.ed.ac.uk/jobs | Closing Date: Wednesday 24th November at 5pm

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