Dairy Farm assistant

Job ID 22495240
Waikato, South Waikato
Full-time
Listed on 8 May 2024

About this job

Assist in efficient and hygienic milking routine. Follow procedure to produce high quality milk. Assist in safe handling of animals, report any health and welfare issues as per farm policy. Assist with moving and handling animals safely and observe and report on wellbeing of all classes of stock. Set break fences and feeds out as directed. Assist with pasture and crop weed control and learn about feed allocations and health issues associated with crops. Understand how dairy effluent systems operate and how effluent affects the on-farm environment and be aware of regional council requirements and their responsibilities to comply with these. Work well with others, building a strong team culture. Develop an understanding of what makes a good farm team, and how their actions affect the wider team. Safely use and maintain vehicles on farm as directed by on farm policy.

Job Requirements

Must be able to work weekends, must be able to work early starts and in all weather, have a driver's license, be drug free, have a positive attitude, ride a motorbike and work well within a team.

Days of work
Single roster 8 on and then 4 off (40 hours per week)
Pay Details
$29.66
Job Category
Livestock Farm Workers
Career Level
Trainee/apprentice (0 - 6 months)
Driver Licence
Full, Restricted
(Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required
Yes

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