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Dairy Assistants - Your Exciting, New Role (1958)

NZ Dairy Careers

Last Updated: 17/02/21

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Job Description

Located in the perfect spot near the Waitaki River and the Pacific Ocean and close to Oamaru which has a rich history and proud heritage.

Who we are

NZ Dairy Careers is based in Mid Canterbury. We are committed to retaining and developing people within the dairy industry. We pride ourselves on matching candidates with the right employer to develop skilled and motivated employees in the dairy industry.

We support all our candidates while on farm and provide mentoring, pastoral care and training and development opportunities. This close involvement with the employer and candidate guarantees favourable results and supports the long-term growth of New Zealand’s dairy industry.

What we need

We are currently seeking 2 Dairy Assistants to start immediately on a 168ha farm milking 680 cows through a herringbone shed.

Good remuneration package with a 11/3 roster

Located in the perfect spot near the Waitaki River and the Pacific Ocean and close to Oamaru which has a rich history and proud heritage.

Duties include milking, bringing in cows for milking, assisting with animal health, mating and calving. Setting up and taking down temporary electric fences, assisting with irrigation, weed control and general farm and machinery maintenance.

Experience is preferred although not essential, but a good attitude and work ethic is essential.

Essential Requirements

  • Current CV with 2 contactable work references
  • Pass a drug test
  • Current license
  • Reliable transport



Company Details


NZ Dairy Careers

Winchmore, Canterbury, New Zealand

The New Zealand Dairy Careers Programme is your opportunity to Live, Learn & Earn from the world’s smartest dairy producers - right here in New Zealand.