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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 ashleigh@personnelplacements.co.nz 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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