Do you want to be part of the team on Southern New Zealand’s new innovative and exciting dairy and research facility?
Due to an internal promotion from Dairy farm assistant to Assistant Manager.
New 2016/2017 converted farm located in the picturesque and quiet area of Wallacetown, 10minutes out of Invercargill City.
This is not just any farm. The Southern Dairy Hub is a commercial and a research farm with a team of 5 Permanent employees. We assist with research and a number of trials for research from a number of partner institutes.
You will commit to good farming practice and ensure H&S is at the forefront of every activity undertaken on farm.
We are looking for an experienced dairy farm assistant, with experience in the following;
- Understanding of dairy farm systems including young stock.
- Dairy plant and operations
- Operation of general farm machinery
- Knowledge of animal husbandry
- Commitment to animal health and wellbeing
- Good teamwork ability.
A full position description will be available at time of application.
The farm is 349ha and runs 4 herds of 200 Crossbred Mixed Age Cows. The contour of the land is flat and slightly undulating. We winter all cows on-farm and carry the young stock on
an adjoining support block giving learning opportunities for a full dairy farm system.
This position offers a range of extra benefits with a high exposure to new opportunities and with the excitement of working alongside research teams in a commercial environment.
Accommodation discussed at time of interview. The current roster is 8 on 2 off, 8 on 3 off
Must be currently living in New Zealand and be a NZ citizen or
Applicant Must hold a current full drivers licence and be drug and alcohol free.
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