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Summary:

The Medicine Bow Creamery is looking to hire a seasonal goat herder to be part of our farmstead goat cheese operation. Employees will be part of a small team managing all aspects of goat care, daily milking chores, assisting with cheese makes, and leading guest experiences.


Responsibilities

Seasonal goat herder tasks include:Assist with animal husbandry such as trimming hooves, administering medications, assisting with kidding, etc. as necessaryMaintain tools, equipment, and livestock handling facilities necessary to livestock productionAssist with milking and cleaning chores in the dairy Clean barns dailyEnsure goats have access to fresh water and feed dailyBottle feed kids and manage cleanupLead guest toursManage creamery retail space if neededAssist with cheese makes, creamery cleanup, and cheese packaging if needed


Other Information

Minimum requirements for both positions:Lift 50 lbsGood communicatorsWillingness to get dirty and handle animals Willingness to learn new skillsMust have customer service skills as this will be a guest facing positionCreamery assistant must have data entry and record keeping experiencePreferred candidates would also have animal husbandry, cheese making, milking, and/or food safety experience. Veterinary experience a plus.

Location Code: 9096