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Dairy Farm Assistant

Payment: Accommodation & Paid ($17 + accommodation)
Location: Otaio, Timaru
Region: Christchurch & Canterbury
Experience: Limited Experience Necessary

We are looking for a fit and energetic person to join our team of 3 for at least 3 months on a 130Ha dairy farm in Otaio, 20 minutes south of Timaru.

We are milking 420 cows through a 38 aside herring bone shed and a have feedpad for supplement feeding. We also have 30 cows calving during March/April for winter milking .Hours of work are usually around 100 per fortnight and we have an 11 days on 3 days off roster (every second weekend)

You should be able to work as part of a team and easily on your own once trained. You should also be able to speak and understand English. It is a reasonably hilly farm so some motorbike experience would be preferred, but training can be provided

Pay rate is $17 per hour plus 8% holiday pay and accommodation (your own room in a shared house)

You should have a drivers licence and own transportation so you can get groceries or go places on days off.

Please email C.V. and you need to have a valid visa for working in New Zealand, already be here, and beable to start before the end of January 

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