Senior Farm Assistant

Salary Range

< 10.00


Dairy, Farm Assistant, Farm Management, Farm Operative, Herd Person

Job Description

Irish Run Dairy Farm - Senior Farm Assistant 

We are a an Irish couple running a 850 dairy cow farm in Invercargill, New Zealand. We are looking for a senior farm assistant to for the 24/25 season starting mid July. 

We run 850 cows through a 50 bale rotary with protrac drafting, alflex collars, in shed feeding and acrs. 

All cows are wintered off farm on a seperately managed run off. 

There is a calving barn on farm, so all cows are calved inside. 

The farm is extremely clean and tidy, we keep it to a very high standard. 

Everyone works together and as a team. 

Accomodation is provided, all houses are of an excellent standard.

Rent is free however you must pay for your own power and wifi

We are looking for someone with a minimum of 2 years experience who wants to further their experience in dairy farming with a view to becoming a manager within the next year or two. 

You must be confident milking cows and able to detect mastitis, be able to drive a tractor, we will show you how to use a fert spreader, mowing, and feeding out. 

Invercargill is a great town, with shopping, every sport facility available, beach and even an Irish pub. It's a very friendly place with lots of pubs and restaurants. The farm is 10mins drive from Invercargill, 2.5 hours drive from Queenstown and Dunedin. 

You will need a full driving licence for this job 

We offer a very competitive salary for the right candidate 

610 08 May 2024

Company and Location

louise purdon
New Zealand

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