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Dairy Farm Assistant

Payment: Paid Position ($22.50)
Location: Gore
Region: Southland/Fiordland
Experience: No Experience Necessary
Listing Added: 11/06/2022

Have you ever wanted to try dairy farming? Do you love animals, enjoy working outdoors, and want the physical challenge of completing a spring calving season on farm? If so, this job is for you!

Siga Las Vacas Ltd is a herd owning sharemilking business that milks circa 1600 cows over two large-scale dairy farming properties in Central Southland.  Our close-knit farm teams require a team member of two  beginning August 2021.  The position offered is on two dairy farms that are operated within our business, Totara and Manuka Creek farms, both located in Central Southland. Applicants need not have any experience in dairying however they must have a positive attitude and be able to demonstrate good work ethic and ability to contribute to a team.  A focus on health and safety is a must, we promote a work environment of everyone getting home safe every day, hence strict adherence to our Impairment Management Policy is expected.  This includes looking after yourself and workmates, and may include such things as workplace drug testing.
Good knowledge of and experience operating machinery is an advantage, a valid drivers' licence is a must!
We are looking for team members who have alignment to our business values.  These include a focus on goal achievement (both personal and business/farm), with an ability to prove you have set and achieved goals within your own career development in the past. This is because our team members have big hairy audacious goals and like working with others people that also do.  Ability to work as a cohesive team to challenge “normal” and constantly evolve and improve ways of working,  a focus improvement and growth, and celebrating of success with the team with happiness a priority in our work day.

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