Farm Assistant For 620 Cow Dairy Farm

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Job type: 
Full Time
Date expired: 
Mon, 01/15/2018
Experience Requirements: 
Not requirements
Description: 
We require a farm assistant for permanent, a full time position on our 620 cow dairy farm in Clinton, to start as soon as possible.

The position involves:
- milking
- general animal health
- feeding out and giving breaks
- assisting with calving

The successful applicant must:
- have milking experience
- be able to identify and treat mastitis and lame cows
- treat animals, vehicles and equipment with care
- preferably be competent enough in a tractor to feed out silage and baleage

Iona is situated on 270 hectares just outside of Clinton. This year 700 cows will winter on farm and will continue to be fed fodder beet during the calving period. Cows will calve in a shed. Milking is through a 50 bale rotary with Protrack.

You will work alongside the owner/manager, a 2IC, another farm assistant and a calf rearer.

Roster outside of calving time is two days off per week.

Please apply by emailing a full CV and covering letter. Drug test required.

Hourly & Remuneration
Hourly & Remuneration
Avg Hrs / Wk 50
Rostered Time off Double rotation
6 days on / 2 days off
4 days on / 2 days off
Remuneration $46000 Total Package Value (e.g. Salary and/or benefits)
Farm Information
Farm Information
Farm Name Iona
Farm Size (Ha) 270
Peak Cows 620
On-Farm Staff 4
Iona is situated on 270 hectares just outside of Clinton. This year 700 cows will winter on farm and will continue to be fed fodder beet during the calving period. Cows will calve in a shed. Milking is through a 50 bale rotary with Protrack.
You will work alongside owner/manager, 2IC, another farm assistant and a calf rearer.

Job Id: 
637003