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Williams Agri Ltd - Dairy Farm Assistant

Job Description

Dairy farm assistant needed for a Reporoa based farm

Herringbone shed on a 230ha farm

Salary is a negotiable $55-65,000 depending on experience

40-50 hours per week, 6 on 2 off roster

Shared accommodation is available for $7,800 per year for rent 

Mandatory Requirement:

No experience required

Applicants must have the following as per employer’s requirement:

• Must not have been previously convicted.

• Applicants must be physically fit.

• Applicants must be able to pass pre-employment drug test.

Job Description: Feed Production Management · Assist with any feed planning or the management of as appropriate · Assist to manage weeds and pests to maintain pasture and crops. Milking · Ensure the effective operation of all aspects of the milking process, including plant hygiene and somatic cell count, to maintain grade free standards. Effluent · Operate and maintain the effluent system on your farm to all regional council compliance requirements and the employer’s additional standards · Maintain all appropriate effluent management records · Know what to do when things go wrong. Animals · Implement animal health programme to maintain good health · Assist with calving and the calf rearing programme to achieve minimal losses and ensure high quality replacements are available for the herd · Ensure all herd records are maintained. Business · Work with the Dairy Farm Manager to contribute to Farm Business Plan · Assist to manage repairs and maintenance schedule for all plant, machinery and infrastructure · Ensure all relevant company policies are understood and adhered to. Environment · Assist to work within best practice environmental guidelines.

Williams Agri Ltd - Dairy Farm Assistant

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Job type:

Full Time

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