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Experienced Dairy Assistant Required

We are currently seeking a farm assistant for the June 2017 season. This role requires at least 1 years’ experience in the dairy farming industry and someone who has a passion for animal health and prides themselves in best farming practices.

You will be required to do the following tasks:
– Milking in the dairy shed and pick up animal husbandry problems in and out of the cow shed.
– Have a small understanding of pasture and production management with supervision. Setting breaks, pasture walks, and feeding cows year round, including wintering.
– Tractor work for feeding out to cows, shifting irrigation, other day to day tasks.
– Can drive a 2 wheel motor bike for everyday use of collecting cows etc.
– Help with weed control and spraying.
– Can understand and adhere to and health and safety and other farm polices.

You would be part of a small team environment where everyone is expected to do their share to the best of their ability. This farm is extremely tidy and family owned so it is imperative you fit in with their culture and expectations. There is accommodation provided on farm either shared or single dependent on your requirements.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

If this role sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for please email your CV to jordi@personnelplacements.co.nz or phone Jordi Jamieson on (03) 308 9675