Dairy Assistant Gp00054

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Payment: $16.50 + Location: Ashburton
Region: Christchurch & Canterbury Experience: Limited Experience Necessary

CAR AND MIN 6 MONTHS VALID WORKING VISA REQUIRED

Dairy Assistant with great English and their own car is sought to assist with a 600 cow Holstein Friesian dairy farm operating on a barn system.   The farm is located 10mins from Ashburton and calves 3 times a year. 

Your duties will include:
o    Milking 600 Holstein Friesian cows through a 50 bale rotary shed, with ACRs and Pro Track. 
o    Learning about animal health and detecting it
o    Learning about pasture management 
o    Assist with Calving and mating, calving 3 times per year. 
o    Tractor operation for feeding cows, cleaning barn, other day to day tasks.
o    Riding 2 & 4 wheel motor bikes for everyday use - getting cows etc. 
o    Understand Health and Safety polices on farm and adhere to the current ones

Our ideal candidate will have clear English, a positive attitude and will not be afraid of working hard alongside the rest of a small team with a willingness to learn and grow, and work to the best of their ability.

All applicants must have NZ Residency or a valid NZ work Visa.and their own car.