Dairy Cattle Farm Manager

Job ID 22495252
Waikato, Taupō
Full-time
Listed on 8 May 2024

About this job

This is a TURANGI based role 1. Farm Management Supports and takes responsibility as agreed with the Farm Manager in the daily management of the herd and farm resources to achieve productivity targets. Participates in the milking of the herd. 2. Herd Management Takes responsibility for the wintering, ‘springer’, calving and special treatment cows if required. Identifies and treat lameness, metabolic disease and mastitis and takes responsibility in this area as agreed 3. People Maintains a committed and high performing team culture and effective working relationships with the farm team. 4. Administration Takes part and where necessary prepares for weekly team meetings as agreed. 5. Continuous Improvement & Teamwork Works in a team driven approach to make incremental improvements to processes and procedures on farm. 6. Health & Safety Actively take part in all aspects of Theland Tahi Farm Group Health & Safety policies and procedures.

Job Requirements

Minimum 3 + years (full seasons) of farming experience Must have had exposure to large herds and teams (750 + cows) Be able to provide an updated CV Be able to provide verifiable references evidencing Animal and Pasture management skills, and Communication skills. Be physically fit. Pass a 3-month hair follicle drug test, alcohol, and police check.

Days of work
Any day of the week. Between 4am - 6pm - Must be flexible with days and hours (40 hours per week)
Pay Details
$79,950 salary
Job Category
Livestock Farmers
Career Level
Intermediate (2 - 4 years)
Vehicle Licence
Full, (Class 1) - Car Licence
Motorcycle Licence
Full, (Class 6) - Motorcycle Licence
Pre-employment drug test required
Yes

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