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Dairy Farm Assistant

Payment: Accommodation & Paid ($18)
Location: Hinds, Canterbury
Region: Christchurch & Canterbury
Experience: Limited Experience Necessary
Listing Added: 29/10/2019

We have a dairy farm assistant position avaliable on our dairy farm in Hinds, milking 1050 cows through a 54 bail rotary shed and doing a variety of general farm work to start ASAP. You will be a permanent staff member with us at least until the end of 2019 or further if this is a requirement. Your duties would include rounding up herds on a two wheeled bike, weed maintenence and moving cows. Milking and other general farm duties will be taught if you currently do not have much dairying experience. We are situated 20 minutes south of Ashburton, just over an hour from Christchurch and an easy weekend trip to Queenstown so we are well placed for you to make the most of the South Island.

The right person will;

·         Have a sense of humour

·         Enjoy working with animals

·         Enjoy being outdoors

·         Have a good work ethic

·         Have a valid working visa and already in NZ

·         Speak and understand English

You will be required to work a 8-10 hour day and will be on a 11 on, 3 off roster and have every second weekend off. During this rotation there will be sleep ins, and early afternoon finishes. Accomodation is provided with this role which is a furnished warm three bedroom cottage with wifi and power supplied. This is a smoke and drug free farm. 

We are young sharemilkers with a 2 year old and 4 month old and a young driven team of staff. If this position sounds like something you would be interested in, we look forward to hearing from you!

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