Dairy Farm Work - Awesome Farm And Awesome Staff!

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Payment: $17.70 Location: Oamaru
Region: Otago/Queenstown/Wanaka Experience: Experience Necessary

Great opportunity to mix work with travel!  Our dairy farm milks 500 cows through a 40 aside herringbone shed.  We have a really lovely team of 3 full time staff, and are owner/operators.  Accommodation provided and shared with 1 or 2 other staff.  Our farm is situated around 20 minutes drive from Oamaru township and beaches.  We are 3 hours from Queenstown; 2 hours from Aoraki, Mt Cook; 2 hours from Dunedin, and an hour from the Waitaki Lakes district - so plenty of places to visit on your weekends off!  Oamaru is a really nice small town, with plenty of outdoor activities available - including mountain biking, fishing, tramping/hiking, watersports, snow skiing, etc. Your farm duties will include milking the cows, setting up break fences, spraying weeds, and helping with calves.  Ideally we are looking for someone with a farming background, and the position is available from June 2019.  You must have your own car as the nearest shops are 20 minutes drive from the farm; all necessary VISA requirements; and a good basic level of fitness is needed.  Feel free to phone or email; we look forward to hearing from you!