Dairy Worker Duties
This is specialized manual work in the milking and caring for
Work in this class involves the milking, cleaning, feeding, and
caring for dairy cattle. An employee in this class performs
shift work to accommodate milking schedules and performs general
farming maintenance and other tasks as needed.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs shift work in the milking of dairy cattle.
Operates a truck in transporting milk and other specialized
equipment used in general farming operations.
Cares for dairy cattle including cleaning and feeding.
Observes dairy cattle for any signs of sickness or disorders.
Performs general maintenance on dairy facilities.
Maintains sanitary conditions in all dairy facilities.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Some experience in general farming and dairy farming; or any
equivalent combination of training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Some knowledge of the care of dairy cattle.
Some knowledge of the use and maintenance of dairy equipment.
Ability to recognize and report cattle sickness and disorders.
Ability to maintain sanitary living conditions for dairy cattle.
Ability to work split shifts to accommodate milking schedules.
Skill in the care and handling of dairy cattle.