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Jun 18, 2024

Farm Assistant

$54,000 + accommodation
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No experience? – No Worries, if you have the right attitude, we can teach you the skills. This is a family-owned farm and a great steppingstone to anyone wanting to learn the dairy industry in New Zealand. The farm is situation close to the Rakaia River and offers a great spot for those who love hunting & Fishing and of course skiing those slopes at Mount Hutt in the Winter or soaking in the Opuke Hot Pools on your days off. Milking 540 cows through a 54-bale rotary with automatic cup removers and automatic teat sprayers.

Start Date is flexible for the right candidate

Wages: $54,000 + accommodation
Sector: Agriculture
Location: Rakaia

Site Culture and Benefits:

  • Own accommodation
  • Full training provided
  • Varity of duties
  • Well-maintained, up-to-date farm equipment

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Milking
  • Bringing in cows for milking
  • Assisting with animal health
  • Mating
  • Calving & Calf Rearing
  • Setting up and taking down temporary electric fences
  • Assisting with irrigation
  • Weed control
  • General farm and machinery maintenance.
  • Tractor work

Role Requirements

  • Ability to pass a drug test
  • Hold a current and valid drivers license
  • Reliable transport
  • You also must have good English
  • Legal right to work in NZ (unable to support an AEWV)
  • Previous experience with stock is an advantage

Note: While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those that meet the minimum requirement will be contacted. Please apply via the link below to ensure we have you CV on file. .All applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

Apply online TODAY and drive your Dairy career with The Max Team!

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