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In addition to the ministries, schools, and church which form the Heartland Community in northeast Missouri, several businesses provide jobs for Heartland residents, and services to the general public. Restaurants and lodging, auto repair, a convenience store, telecommunications services, a candle shop, our dairy and creamery, a concrete plant, welding shop, graphic design firm, and the farm are all part of Sharpe Holdings, Inc.

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6417 Shelby 150, Suite A
Bethel, MO 63434

PHONE:

(660) 284-6212

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Employment

Heartland Dairies

JOB OPENINGS LISTING

April 2017

 

Requirements/Experience: We are seeking seasonal employees, specifically for third-shift Dairy farming operation. Starting pay $10.50 per hour; 8-hour shifts; incentives possible. Experience is a plus; however, there is no dairy, livestock, or agriculture experience required, only a willingness to work hard with an open mind to learn. Driver’s license preferred but not required. This is a drug, alcohol, and tobacco free workplace.

Inquiries should be directed to the Heartland Human Resources Department: 

Sharpe Holdings, Inc. — 6417 Shelby 150, Suite A, Bethel, MO 63434 — Phone 660-284-6212

Title: Cow Dairy Pusher

Job Duties:

  • Posted in second position at 60-stall dairy carousel. Job requires standing during shift, and following SOP’s posted in parlor
  • Calmly, effectively, and safely aids the cows in getting onto the carousel by practicing low-stress cattle handling techniques to avoid touching, yelling, whistling or making sudden movements at the cows
  • Using push gate to encourage cows to move forward on their own
  • Observing cows to take note of any that are lame or appear abnormal in any way
  • Rinsing manure from the loading chute, flushing pen

Title: Cow Dairy Strip Technician

Job Duties:

  • Posted in second position at 60-stall dairy carousel. Job requires standing during shift, and following SOP’s posted in parlor
  • Stripping each teat a minimum of three times
  • Observing each cow for color, odor, and consistency of milk stripped onto the carousel and calling attention to any abnormalities
  • Marking letter of affected teats on the carousel for  the Wiping Technician to address
  • Checking that all hoses are properly connected to the milking unit, and milking units are straight and ready to be attached

Title: Cow Dairy Wiping Technician

Job Duties:

  • Posted in third position at 60-stall dairy carousel. Job requires standing during shift, and following SOP’s posted in parlor
  • Wiping the individual teats of each cow 
  • Placing or removing plugs indicating bad teats
  • Re-attaching any hoses and alerting floater of any damaged milking units

Title: Cow Dairy Milking Technician

Job Duties:

  • Posted in specified area at 60-stall dairy carousel. Job requires standing during shift, and following SOP’s posted in parlor
  • Paying attention to instructions from Strip and Wiping Technicians
  • Using appropriate technique to place milking unit on each cow, taking care not to kink or damage the teats as the unit is attached

Title: Cow Dairy Floater

Job Duties:

  • Posted in 3 o’clock to 9 o’clock positions of the carousel. Job requires standing during shift, and following SOP’s posted in parlor
  • Ensuring cows are being milked in an efficient, effective, and safe manner as they travel around the carousel
  • Monitoring appearance of the milk and cow, watching for mastitis, lameness, hoof wraps, sores/wounds, and general health
  • Removing hoof wraps as needed
  • Maintaining individual milking units on the carousel, including but not limited to fixing damaged hoses, changing filters, reattaching fallen milking units, etc.

Title: Cow Dairy Back Dip Technician

Job Duties:

  • Posted at the last five stalls of the carousel. Job requires standing during shift, and following SOP’s posted in parlor
  • Dipping each teat fully so that the cow teats/udders are protected from infection
  • Observing cows exiting carousel, and assisting any cows having difficulty
  • Communicating with Herder, Floater, Pusher to keep herds separated and to stop/start the carousel as needed.

Title: Goat Dairy Parlor Technician

Job Duties:

  • Milking (follow SOP’s posted in parlor)         
  • Maintain the milking parlor and all equipment
  • Washing and sanitizing pumps and milk tanks
  • Pre and post milk bulk tank measurements
  • Holding pen, transfer lane, and barn maintenance and cleaning