Herdsperson

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, progressive and skilled Assistant Herdsperson to join our team. You will be responsible for assisting with the day to day management of the College herd to maintain a rolling herd average around 10,000L with mixed grazing and intensive feeding operations. This will include monitoring feed stocks, feeding and checking Dairy and Beef cattle including monitoring and adjusting feed levels whilst grazing.   The farm is looking for the right candidate who is committed to working at the highest standards and capable of improving performance further.

The successful candidate must have a minimum of Level 3 in Agriculture or relevant sector and/or evidence of suitable agricultural practical experience.

Salary in the region of £29,000. Minimum salary will be 90% of £29,000 with an agreed progression to maximum based on mile stones, relating to qualifications and experience. Inclusive of overtime, based on an average of 65 hours per week. To include alternate weekends and night checks.

In return the College can offer a fantastic working environment, an attractive benefit package, including access to the Lancashire County Council pension scheme and a wealth of professional development opportunities

Closing date:  Friday 20 March 2020

It is anticipated that interviews will take place on Wednesday 01 April 2020

Please visit our website for further information, this can be found under ‘application details.’ For information about the recruitment process please email hr@myerscough.ac.uk.

Hours
Based on average 65 hours per week.
Department
Farm
Location
Preston
Salary
Salary in the region of £29,000
Reference No
HP
Closing Date
Friday 20 March 2020
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