JOB NUMBER: 2101

LISTED:21/05/2021 CLOSES:30/06/2021 

SKILL LEVEL: LOW/MID

LOCATION: KAPONGA

HOUSING: 3-BDRM

REMUNERATION: TBC

2IC/Assistant couple

-Kaponga 

Want to develop your skills and take the next step in the dairy industry? These 2 full time roles, which include a 2IC position, as well as a farm assistant role, will suit a farming couple, and will allow for positive growth & development.

Broaden your horizons in the industry alongside supportive owners, and manager, as well as a highly maintained farm, house combo.

The successful 2IC/Assistant will be expected to have

the following attributes:

- Milking & shed hygiene 

- Assist with record keeping 

- Assist with monitoring animal health

- Assisting with pasture management

- General farm maintenance

- Feeding out with tractor 

- Positive can do attitude

- Continual good communication to all staff and owners

- Proactive with H&S policies on farm

This 160Ha Farm has top notch infrastructure with a 40 aside

herringbone shed, with neighboring yards, vet race and workshop areas.

The 460-cow herd are milked twice a day with a simple level 1/2 input feeding system in place. The farm is flat to rolling, with effluent used to cover 31ha of pasture. Races and fencing are well maintained and the successful candidate will be welcomed to be a part of a team of passionate farmers, striving to keep all aspects of its running up to optimum condition, as well as being a part of further infrastructure or improvements for the farms future.

The successful applicant will report directly to the farm manager and will ideally have 3 seasons dairy farming experience, those with less experience may be considered for the role. Candidates must be reliable, honest, have a sense of initiative and be goal driven.

 

On offer is;

- Progression in the dairy industry with supportive farm owners & manager

- Flexibility with hours and staff

- Great amenities & schooling options

- Close to Mountain/beach

- Good tidy farm to be apart of, with amazing views!

 

A farm house is provided as apart of the package:  3 bedroom, fire, insulation compliant and has a 2 bay garage.

For more information about this position, please contact Cheval Graham on 027-740-7926 Please apply online at www.farmtask.co.nz/apply . Please note that pre-employment drug and criminal vetting will be undertaken in accordance with Farmtask's recruitment terms & conditions.