Dairy Farm Assistant

Job ID 22229266
Canterbury, Timaru
Full-time
Listed on 19 May 2023

About this job

TEMUKA: We are currently seeking a Dairy Farm Assistant to join our team on our 133ha dairy in farm in Temuka.

Duties will include milking 790 cows in a 34 Herringbone shed. Duties will include twice a day milking (cupping on / off cows and bringing cows to and from the shed. Other duties will include fencing, driving tractors and heavy-duty, animal health, feeding as well as other general farm duties, directed by the employer. Our farm is an Alcohol-free and we have a smoke free policy in all our buildings on the farm. There is shared or one bed Single accommodation available. The rent is to be discussed with the successful applicant. Our farm carries out random drug testing. Hours Minimum of 30 hours with a maximum of 50 hours per week. Rostered shifts Monday to Sunday and the Roster is 11 days on 3 days off but will change in different seasons and could be 7 days on 2 days off/ 7 days on 2 days off /7 days on 3 days off, but this be discussed with the successful applicant. Pay rate is rated is $29.66 per hour.

You must have the below prerequisites to be considered for this role:

• Must preferably have 1 year’s dairy farm experience. • Must be able to work well with people, health and safety conscious, • Must be able to take instructions. • Must be physically fit as heavy lifting is involved • Must have a Class 1 full license with no driving related offenses • Must be able to pass a police check and a pass a pre-employment drug test, as part of our employment process • You must be a team player, but able to work unsupervised when required. • Must hold NZ citizenship, NZ Permanent Residency, or a Valid NZ Work Permit. • Provide a up to date CV with 2 references.

Job Requirements

You must have the below prerequisites to be considered for this role:

• Must preferably have 1 year’s dairy farm experience. • Must be able to work well with people, health and safety conscious, • Must be able to take instructions. • Must be physically fit as heavy lifting is involved • Must have a Class 1 full license with no driving related offenses • Must be able to pass a police check and a pass a pre-employment drug test, as part of our employment process • You must be a team player, but able to work unsupervised when required. • Must hold NZ citizenship, NZ Permanent Residency, or a Valid NZ Work Permit. • Provide a up to date CV with 2 references.

Days of work
Rostered shifts Monday to Sunday, but this be discussed with the successful applicant. (30 hours per week)
Pay Details
$29.66 per hour.
Job Category
Livestock Farmers
Career Level
Entry level (6 months - 2 years)
Driver Licence
Full, (Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required
Yes

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