Saratoga - WY Full Time, Temporary 2 months ago

THIS IS A SEASONAL POSITION IN SARATOGA, WYOMING

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.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Seasonal Goat Herders will assist with animal husbandry such as trimming hooves, administering medications, assisting with kidding, etc. as necessary
  • Maintain tools, equipment, and livestock handling facilities necessary to livestock production
  • Assist with milking and cleaning chores in the dairy Clean barns daily
  • Ensure goats have access to fresh water and feed daily
  • Bottle feed kids and manage cleanup
  • Lead guest tours
  • Manage creamery retail space if needed
  • Assist with cheese makes, creamery cleanup, and cheese packaging if needed

WHAT YOU’LL BRING:

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and handle animals
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Customer service skills, as this will be a guest facing position
  • Creamery assistant must have data entry and record keeping experience
  • Preferred candidates would also have animal husbandry, cheese making, milking, and/or food safety experience
  • Veterinary experience a plus.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $14.00 – $19.25 per hour

Benefits:

  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Saratoga, WY 82331: Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Required)

Experience:

  • data entry and record keeping: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Animal husbandry: 1 year (Preferred)
  • milking or cheese making: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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