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Job Details:

  • Role - Herd Manager
  • Location - Clutha
  • Position Start - 01/06/2019
  • Application Close - 18/05/2019
  • Work Type - Permanent - Full Time

Job Description:

We are looking to fill a vacancy on our family owned 260 cow dairy farm in West Otago.  The role will be Farm/Herd Manager dependent on experience.  The successful applicant will work alongside myself, the farm owner.  We winter the cows ourselves on a detached runoff a short distance away.  This is a full time permanent position.  The successful applicant will be responsible for all day to day running of the dairy farm, including, but not excluded to, milking, feeding cows, pasture management, stock work and the operation of machinery to achieve these responsibilities to a high standard.  Farm owner (myself) is routinely absent with off farm activities and off farm employment.  We have a zero tolerance policy to drugs and alcohol in the workplace.

Accommodation:

Off farm accommodation is provided in nearby Tapanui, vehicle will be supplied with fuel to the right applicant to travel to and from farm.

Hourly & Remuneration:

  • Ave Hrs / Wk - By negotiation
  • Rostered Time off - By negotiation
  • Remuneration - $75,000 Total Package Value (e.g. Salary and/or benefits) Negotiable

Farm Information:

  • Farm Name - 33415
  • Farm Size (Ha) - 80
  • Peak Cows - 260
  • On-Farm Staff - 1

Self contained (with runoff) high producing dairy farm.  We are passionate about improving our soils and producing milk that is nutrient dense from cows that are well fed, happy and healthy!

How to Apply - please contact online

Contact Details - Brent Jamieson

  • Classifications: Agricultural, Forestry & Fishing
  • Company:
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Sector:
  • Town: Tapanui
  • Country: New Zealand
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