Full-Time Farm Laborer
Looking for a full time employee to help on our dairy farm. Hansen Holsteins is a dairy and crop farming business and we are looking for a full time team member to help do milking, feeding, and caring for cows and calves. Job duties may include but not limited to Milking cows, Feeding and caring for animals, Using tractors and other equipment to feed, plant, and harvest crops.
Must be a self starter, have a valid driver’s license, and willing to work early mornings (4:30am) and weekends.
Hansen Holsteins is a dairy farm located in Smithfield, Utah. We milk around 150 cows two times daily. Raise about 150 young animal stock. We also raise barley and alfalfa on over 550 acres of land. Right now through the winter we need a worker to help with milking’s mornings(4:30 – 8:30am) and afternoon(1:30-5:30pm). May to September this position can be expanded to other chores including moving pipe and hauling hay.
Mornings start at 4:30 am till about 8:30 am and consist of milking, feeding cows, calves, and heifers both by hand and by tractor in a total mixed ration. Also we scrape the manure out of all the corrals and haul manure to the fields. Once to twice a week we also bed all the pens with straw.
Mid day work varies depending on maintenance tasks and moving of animals around as needed.
Afternoon chore time is typically 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm and involves milking and feeding tasks.
Average pay for this position is $10 to $12 hour depending on your experience.
If you are interested please send a resume or description of your experience.