Dairy Farm Assistant

Job Description

An 800 cow Dairy farm 20 minutes out of Rangiora, milking through a 60 bale rotary is looking for a Farm Assistant to join their team of three staff members. You would be assisting with general farm duties including, identifying calved cows, lame and mastitis cows. Assisting a cow to be calved, milking cows,feeding out, driving tractor, quad and two wheeler, assist in treating cows, farm repairs and maintenance and putting up break fences. The suitable candidate: Must have a clear police and drug history Must be willing to submit to random drug testing on farm. Must be physically fit. Willing to work on a 5/2 and 3/1 roster during calving. Work well individually and in a team. Full drivers licence We provide support with Primary ITO training, and a competitive salary package. Please email CV with at least 2 farming-related references Must have one years dairy farm experience and a certificate in Level 2 Primary ITO Farming  or Equivalent.

Pay will be a total of $55,120 with potential of an additional $4,000 bonus . 

Accommodation is provided and is a small two bedroom house not suitable for a large family. This may be shared accommodation. 

Dairy Farm Assistant

Southern Peake Dairies

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Hours are variable




$0 - $60,000 per annum