Dairy Herd Supervisor in New Gloucester, ME

Pineland Farms
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Job Description

The Dairy Herd Supervisor reports to the Farm Manager and is responsible for the care of our livestock herd.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Oversee daily care of dairy cattle including issues related to breeding, marketing, herd health, etc.
  • Work with the Farm Manager to identify goals for future objectives.
  • Serve as point of contact for marketing of genetics.
  • Coordinate show schedule and determine cattle selections for Pineland Farms show and sale animals.
  • Work with Farm Manager to determine amounts and quality of feed.
  • Work with consultants determining best approaches for improving herd genetics.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Full-time year-round position.
  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture-related field preferred.
  • Passion, knowledge of and experience with dairy cattle and agriculture.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Ability to adapt to various leadership styles and manage multiple tasks.
  • Experience operating various types of agricultural equipment helpful.
  • Knowledge and experience with dairy genetics, animal health, wellbeing, and goal achievement through modern and innovative techniques.
  • Willingness to work an unconventional schedule, including early mornings, evenings and weekends as necessary.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • 401k
  • Medical
  • Paid time off
  • Holidays
  • Long-term disability
  • Short-term disability
  • 20% off in-store purchases
  • Free admission to Pineland Farms activities such as cross-country skiing, disc golf, mountain biking, etc.