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Dairy Farm Assistant

Our client is currently seeking a high calibre farm assistant with a minimum of 2 years dairy experience to join their small tight-knit team. The farm milks 450 cows, through a 30 aside herringbone on 116ha.

This is a live-in position, with a comfortable two-bedroom house on farm, which has a log burner, sleep out and garage. Being located 7 minutes from Mayfield and 10 minutes from Mt Somers, it is a picturesque part of the world to be farming, however a driver’s licence and reliable transport is essential.

On offer the package for this role includes:
• Opportunity for progression within the team.
• Usual roster 7:2, 7:2, 7:3 (Calving 6:1)
• Warm two-bedroom house (as above)
• Firewood for the log burner
• Overalls, wet weather gear, gumboots and milking sleeves
• Pets/Dogs by pre-approval
• Drug free environment

In return for this awesome lifestyle, we are looking for a high calibre, honest & reliable candidate who has the following attributes:
• Excellent English
• A minimum of 2 years dairy experience
• Competence riding 2 & 4 wheel motor bikes
• Be able to work productively and efficiently completing tasks to a high standard
• Have a proven, excellent work ethic and be an all-round team player.

If you have competent tractor driving experience, it may place your application at an advantage.

To register your interest for this position, please apply online, email or call Ashleigh on 03 308 9675 for more information.

Applicants for this position should have a NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Ministry of Justice and ACC checks apply. Applicants must be conviction free and may be required to undergo pre-employment drug testing.

Personnel Placements specialises in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the Mid Canterbury region, but more than that we look to place the right candidate with the right clients to increase your chance of long-term work.

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