Farm Assistant

Job ID: 3942042563
Job Details
Job Details
Role Farm Assistant
Location Northland
Position Start 01/06/2021
Application Close 30/06/2021
Work Type Permanent - Full Time
Job Description We are looking for an experienced person to join a team of 4 other full time staff, on our farm located within 10mins from Kerikeri.
Tractor driving experience is required for a variety of tasks including feeding out and other groundwork etc throughout the year. Fencing experience also advantageous. Other standard day to day tasks will involve milking, bringing cows in, putting up fences, shifting effluent irrigators, weed control.
You will also need to competently drive a 2 wheeler plus quad bike.
Farm is 420 ha milking approx 1000 cows through a 54 bail rotary, Fully automated. In shed feeding and Protrack. Auto drafting.
Farm is flat to rolling/steep in areas.
We run a 6/1 roster over calving and then 8/2 and 8/3.
A good attitude is important as is the ability to work in a team and follow instructions. Someone who can think quickly on their feet and has the ability to problem solve.
If you wish to apply for this role please send a CV or email and tell us a little about yourself and your experience. Please also provide 2 recent farming references.
Zero tolerance for drugs you may be required to pass a pre employment drug test and ongoing random drug tests.
This job is only open to NZ residents.

Accommodation Accommodation provided either 2 bedroom or 3 bedroom home.
Hourly & Remuneration
Hourly & Remuneration
Spring Hrs 60
Summer Hrs 40
Autumn Hrs 40
Winter Hrs 40
Rostered Time off Double rotation
8 days on / 2 days off
8 days on / 3 days off
Remuneration By negotiation
Farm Information
Farm Information
Farm Name 10910 Wakelin Road Dairy Ltd
Farm Size (Ha) 380
Peak Cows 960
On-Farm Staff 4
Flat to rolling/steep
How to Apply
Contact Details
Alistair Megaw