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Farm Assistant

Payment: Accommodation & Paid ($48000)
Location: Hororata Canterbury
Region: Christchurch & Canterbury
Experience: Limited Experience Necessary

Riverlands Dairies is part of the Purata farming group and is located 30 minutes from Christchurch and 15 minutes from Methven.  Riverlands milks 1550 cows through a 54 bale rotary cowshed with Protrack, meal and automatic cup removers, and a 44 aside herringbone with automatic cup removers.

We are currently looking for two long term farm assistants and two short term farm assistants to join a team of 10 for the coming season, with the potential to start this season also an option.  As a farm assistant you will be required to milk the cows, set up break fences and help in other farm duties.  For the long term positions we are after someone or a couple that can work from June/August 2018 until April or May 2019.  The short term positions we are after someone or a couple that can work from July 2018 until the middle of Sept 2018(over calving).  Accomodation is provided in the from of a shared recently renovated house.

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