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Dairy Assistant- Perfect Opportunity to start your Career

NZ Dairy Careers

Last Updated: 14/07/21

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Job Description

This is a golden opportunity for someone starting in the industry to be able to work closely with the team and be well trained to begin their dairy career.

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

On behalf of our client, we are seeking a motivated, honest and reliable dairy assistant to join their friendly team for an immediate start. Our client is looking for someone who is motivated to start a career in the dairy industry and wants to learn. This position is close to Ashburton with a 7/2 roster and a two-bedroom house.

480ha farm milking 850 cows through a 54-bale rotary. This is a golden opportunity for someone starting in the industry to be able to work closely with the team and be well trained to begin their dairy career.

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.

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

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.