Dairy Farm Equipment Operator and Maintenance Specialist-4026

Employer
AGJOBS, LLC
Location
Watertown
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 11, 2021
Industry
Agriculture
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Full Time
Position offers a variety of options on a 200 cow robotic dairy in Southeastern Wisconsinthat strives to stay advanced with technology. In addition to the dairy, owners have a custom chopping business for hay and corn silage. The equipment line-up includes a triple mower, continuous merger, silage trucks, and FR500 self-propelled chopper. Most of our customers have bunkers, but operate a self-propelled bagger when needed. Besides field work, the position involves scraping out barns with a skid-loader, hauling manure, bedding barns with sand, and moving animals when switching barns. During the harvest off-season, maintain and repair equipment for owners and for local farmers. Additional hours are available working with the dairy cows, if the chosen candidate is interested. Qualifications include a Driver's license with good driving record, reliable and self-motivated team player, knowledge and experience maintaining and repairing equipment and willingness to workflexible hours during harvest season. .This is a great position for someone who enjoys doing a variety of jobs during the week!Benefits include one week paid vacation after 6 months of work and a housing/insurance allowance. The farm is located in Watertown, WI which is centrally located between Milwaukee and Madison. This location offers a home in the country while being within an hour of cities that boast great events and opportunities. Other noteworthy locations within an easy driving distance are Wisconsin Dells and Chicago.