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Current Available Positions 

Night Herdsperson

The primary responsibility of the Night Herdsperson is to maintain and supervise operations during night hours from 6pm to 5am, 6 days a week.

Nightly duties include but not limited to:

  • Monitor and care for cows freshening and calves

  • Supervise milkers and parlor

  • Perform routine bedding in barns

  • Operate sand separator as needed by Farm Manager

  • Maintain Skid Steer as needed

  • Perform routine feed push-ups

  • Communicate with Day Herdsperson Managers on concerns and ideas for improvement.

  • Serve as back-up milker when needed

  • Assist milkers with sorting and moving cattle as needed

Required Skills

  • Basic knowledge for evaluating cattle and equipment issues

  • Valid Driver License and reliable transportation to work

  • Dairy Cattle experience of 2 years + with calving and new born calf care.

Benefits:

  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • To set up an interview call Tony at 815-276-2264 or stop in the main office Mon-Fri to fill out an application 

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