Dairy Farm Assistant

Job ID 22539300
Waikato, Waikato
Listed on 5 Jul 2024

About this job

A Whitikahu dairy farm is looking for a Dairy Farm Assistant to join their team. Duties will include, but are not limited to; Milking (assist in efficient and hygienic milking routine, follows procedure to produce high quality milk, carries out simple milk harvesting tasks as directed, and is developing correct skills to milk), Animals Handling/Welfare (assists in safe handling of animals, reports any health and welfare issues as per farm policy, assists with moving and handling animals safely, and observes and reports on wellbeing of all classes of stock), Feed/Weed Control/Fencing (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), use and maintain vehicles on farm as directed by on farm policy. Successful candidates would need at least 6 months worth of training in dairy farming but not necessarily experience on a farm, employer will consider someone from a course.

Job Requirements

MUST have full class 1 drivers license. Employer will consider someone with 3+ months worth of training in dairy farming from a course. Must have a clean criminal record - MOJ check. Must pass drug testing. Shared accommodation

Days of work
Roster based system - 11.5 days on, 2.5 days off. Minimum 40 hours/week. (40 hours per week)
Pay Details
$60000.00 - $70000.00
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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