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 who want to work on a large-scale dairy farm in Mid Canterbury where team morale and culture is Number One.
This is a great opportunity with a progressive employer. Farming on 2000ha milking 2900 cows over 2 areas - 1500 cows on one side and 1400 through an 80 and 54 bale rotary
The roster is 11 / 3 but flexibility in your days off during the month. Milking starts at 05.30 with lunch supplied and a 3-hour break at 12 each day.
Remuneration is by negotiation and includes a 2 -3-bedroom home
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.
- Current CV with 2 contactable work references
- Pass a drug test
- Current license
- Reliable transport