COGENT BREEDING - LIVESTOCK PERSON

Location
Aldford, Chester
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
08 Sep 2020
Closes
25 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

COGENT BREEDING - LIVESTOCK PERSON​

  • Reporting to: Lead Stockman
  • Primary Location: Beachin Stud, Lea Lane, Aldford, Chester, CH3 6JQ
  • Department: Beachin Stud
  • Working Hours: Full Time
  • Type: Permanent
  • Benefits: Competitive Salary, Relocation Package (if applicable), 21 days annual leave increasing to 23 days after 12 months’ service and increasing to 25 days after 2 years’ service plus bank holidays, Pension, Life Assurance (4 times basic salary)
  • Closing date: 25.09.2020

Main Purpose of Role:

To be responsible for all aspects of bull welfare, handling and semen collection from our world class genetic merit beef and dairy sires

Key Responsibilities:

  • Bull handling and assisting with semen collection and the daily care of livestock
  • To ensure animal welfare standards / health and safety regulations are adhered to
  • All factors relating to maintenance, breeding and welfare to ensure a clean and healthy environment is maintained
  • Must be livestock free and bio-security conscious
  • To continuously develop and improve themselves and the way they work
  • To comply with Company policy and best practise in security, legal and regulatory compliance
  • To complete any other duties as required from time to time

What will I need to be considered for this Livestock Person vacancy?

Essential Skills and Attributes:

  • Prior experience of livestock handling or showing although full training will be given
  • Willing to work as part of a team but capable of taking individual responsibility
  • A clean driving license
  • Bobcat / Tractor license and experience, however training will also be provided

Additional Information:

  • Flexible approach to work, taking part in a 7 day Rota to include spring/summer public holidays

What will I receive in return?

  • You will be joining a reputable business with a friendly culture where you'll be able to apply your expertise and skills, be encouraged and supported to further develop your career.
  • Competitive, dependent on experience

Enhanced Benefits:

  • Annual leave entitlement starting at 21 days, up to 25 days following 2 years service, plus bank holidays
  • Employee Discounts, Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Matching Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Long Service Awards at 5, 10, 15, 20 and 30 years

To apply for this role, or for more information, please click the Apply Button.

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