Stockperson / Farm Worker Job at The Buffalo Farm – in Kirkcaldy
The Buffalo Farm is looking to recruit a Stockperson / General Farmworker.
A unique opportunity has arisen to become an important member of a progressive and unique farm, butchery, and dairy business.
The Buffalo Farm is a forward-thinking farm, covering 600 acres of grass over 3 holdings supporting an established herd of 400 water buffalo, as well as native cattle and sheep.
Our animals form a crucial part of our business, supplying our customers with high quality buffalo and native breed meats.
We use modern equipment and are constantly aiming to improve the farming system, quality and productivity.
The business now seeks a Stockperson to support our Farm Manager and Head Dairyman.
The position requires somebody with a passion for livestock, working outdoors and a keen eye for detail
Working closely with the team to ensure: –
· Welfare of our animals
· Productivity of our Land
· Maintenance of machinery and equipment
Whilst your focus will be towards the beef side of the business and young stock as well as the upkeep of our farm attraction, the successful candidate will be expected to provide cover for our Head Dairyman, which would include a minimum of 4 milking’s per week.
· A full and current driving license
· Previous experience of tractor driving and operating farm machinery
· Previous experience and confidence of working with cattle
The following areas are advantageous-:
· Dairy experience
· Fencing experience
· Mechanical mind
It is our preference to find someone with the above experience, however, we are open to training the right person, who can demonstrate the right attitude and be willing and eager to learn all aspects of the position.
Someone that can prove to have a positive attitude towards farming and learning would also be considered.
Appropriate certificates and tickets for farm machinery would be an advantage.
Rate of Pay and benefits are negotiable dependent on experience.
Full time position, working weekends on a rotational basis.
If you seek an environment that supplies support, training and career recognition please submit your CV
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £8.91-£12.00 per hour
- Agricultural: 1 year (preferred)
Company: The Buffalo Farm –
Company Location: Kirkcaldy