Farm Assistant

Job ID 22538262
Auckland, Drury
Listed on 4 Jul 2024

About this job

Karaka based employer is seeking for Farm Assistants. Duties include: • Managing livestock breeding programs and the rearing of young livestock. • Identifying livestock health and nutrition problems. • Supervising animal health and welfare programs. • Establishing and managing pastures and fodder crops for livestock production and identifying plant health and nutrition problems. • Developing and implementing livestock feeding plans. • Implementing biosecurity management measures. • Managing water supply and irrigation systems. • Supervising farming operations such as herding, catching, drenching, and milking livestock. • Fencing and tractor work. • Supervising general farming activities such as maintenance and cleaning of livestock housing and other farm infrastructure. • Supervising work routines and training farm workers. • Supervising, maintaining and operating data collection and analysis and farm technology systems. • Managing and supervising the breeding, raising, droving, feeding, and milking of dairy cattle.

Job Requirements

Must hold full NZ Class 1 Drivers licence Must pass a Ministry of Justice Check and pre-employment drug test Must have 6 months of dairy experience, however training will provided for the right candidate Must have references available

Days of work
Monday -Sunday (5:00am-5:00 pm) (30 hours per week)
Pay Details
Job Category
Livestock Farm Workers
Career Level
Trainee/apprentice (0 - 6 months)
Driver Licence
Full, (Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required

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