Milk Harvester - 1500 cows in Omarama

Job Description

1 or 2 Milk Harvesting Positions Available. May suit couple who work well together. We seek someone to join our full time team of 6.  We are looking for a full time Milk Harvester to start in now and work through until May. Must have milking experience. We milk 1500 cows through an 80 bail rotary with Protrack and ACR's. Two people are at cups on and other team members who rotate bringing in cows, milk and helping with clean up. The full time milk harvester is expected to take the lead in the shed and ensure each milking is done as efficiently as possible. AgITO encouraged and more responsibility can be given to someone wanting to move up the ladder. The more skills or interest you have to learn will provide you with more responsibility and opportunity.

The farm and equipment are modern and safe and we operate Good Management Practices. We have permanent staff of: 2IC, Assistant Manager, Tractor driver/irrigation specialist, and a Farm Assistant. We usually change to 16 hour milking in Feb/Mar depending on production until the end of the season which is early June.

Applicant will need a current NZ drivers licence and be drug free. Must be eligible to and be currently living in NZ and have at least two dairy related references. Own transportation would be required due to the location of the farm.

10mins north of Omarama, and 20mins south of Twizel - prime location for winter and summer activities alike. 2hrs to Queenstown, 1h15mins to Wanaka. Many lakes for fishing, skiing and boating close by. Ohau Ski field is 30mins away. On farm shared accommodation is provided. No pets are allowed unfortunately.

Milk Harvester - 1500 cows in Omarama

McGre Farming Limited

Job type:

Full Time

Hours of work:





$21.00 - $25.00