A Free Range Farm Assistant is given the opportunity to learn both the pasture management and herd management skills necessary to operate a pasture based dairy. Free Range dairies include an average herd size of 600 milking cows, grazing 450 acres, and milked in a 40 a side herring bone cow shed. Our farm assistants typically work an eleven on, three off roster with fifteen days per year of paid time off. In addition, the farm assistants are offered health insurance, life insurance, and access to health savings account including a matching contribution by the company. If you have passion for agriculture, desire to learn, and a tenacious, goal driven attitude, you will be successful in Grasslands.
The Farm Assistant will use heavy farm machinery and may be required to drive regular vehicles. They must be able to withstand exposure to extreme temperatures, repetitive movements, extensive pushing and pulling, extensive walking, frequent stooping and lift up to 50 lbs High school diploma/ GED required, College credits or Associates preferred.
Free Range Dairy LLC is a pasture based dairy farming business, focused on growing grass and making milk in southwest Missouri. We operate 14 dairies in the Monett/ Aurora/ Carthage area, with our office in Monett. We are accepting applications for a qualified candidate desiring to begin a successful career in pasture based dairy farming as a farm assistant. Do you have a passion for agronomy as well as livestock management? Are you motivated by a challenging working environment where you have the opportunity to advance? If so, you may be just the candidate we are looking for?
Free Range Dairy employees are committed to our purpose: Grow grass to produce quality and profitable milk. They perform their roles with a passion for the Free Range Dairy vision: to be a leader in operating a pastoral dairy farming business. They present themselves in the community in a way that develops awareness of our unique farming system and promotes the Free Range Dairy brand of an effective and successful corporate dairy farming business.
Free Range Dairy LLC has a long standing policy of Equal Opportunity in employment. Our practice is to fill positions by selecting applicants who can perform the work in a competent and professional manner. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or individuals with disability. U.S. federal law requires completion of employment eligibility verification upon hire. Must have the right to work in the United States.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $30,000.00 – $40,000.00 per year
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
Work Location: One location