Kilkenny: home of your next career move as a 2IC?

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We are looking for an Assistant Farm Manager/2IC to join our team; a person who is passionate about cows and farming like us. Someone who will assist the Farm Manager & take responsibility for specific aspects of the farm management. *** Permanent, full-time Assistant Farm Manager /2IC *** Excellent facilities including 60-point rotary, auto-drafter, cubicles, group calving shed & exceptional grazing infrastructure:185 ha in one block. We run a spring-calving, grass-based system. Recent dairy conversion (2017). High-EBI crossbred cows. 5 min drive from Kilkenny city // The successful candidate will 1. Be an excellent stockperson - he/she will be experienced in all aspects of animal health (e.g. identification and treatment of mastitis), calving, breeding and milk quality; 2. Be comfortable calving cows & capable of supervising calving; 3. Assist the farm manager in overall management of dairy operation; 4. Implement the grazing plan; 5. Have excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as a part of a team; 6. Take pride in their work environment - we value a clean and tidy farm. // In return we offer: 1. A well-staffed farm with excellent facilities in a great location; 2. An attractive roster with regular time off; 3. A high level of responsibility and autonomy, and varied work; 4. Upskilling opportunities; 5. An opportunity to work as part of a young and progressive team; 6. A good salary that reflects the level of responsibility associated with the role. // Start date: 5th September. Hours of work: ave. 45 hours/ week Roster: 11-3 (flexible); 6-1 in spring // One-bedroom accommodation. // Contact: Elodie & Cathal Wims. 087-9982455 or apply with CV to manager@cantwellscourt.ie
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