2IC Golden Springs
We are looking for a career orientated 2IC who is passionate about dairying. This will be a fantastic career path for the right person as we aim to grow our people and like to promote within and this role may be promoted in the future for the right person.The ideal applicants will have at least 4 years of NZ dairy experience with a very strong work ethic, attention to detail and accuracy, a keen attitude and be open to learning.Proven and strong leadership skills are a requirement with the ability to coach, mentor and be supportive to our staff. It’s expected that you will have a solid understanding of pasture management, feed budgeting, mating management and staff management.A full licence is a requirement, drug free inside and outside of work, good English and great communication skills. The interviews will take place on farm and ideally you will be either a 2IC now or ready to step up for herd manager type role.High school and supermarket are 8km away and families are welcome.4 bedroom house available, one outside dog allowance but will need to discuss first, cat allowed60 bail rotaryEdit Your Post Title Here.
We need an enthusiastic Herd Manager with at least 2-3 years experience to join our team. The farm is 600 cows, 40 aside herringbone, on 650 Ha there is no irrigation and is about 10km from Methven.The successful applicant will competent in milking, dairy shed hygiene, animal health matters, managing effluent systems, calf rearing, feed assessments, competent with tractor, silage wagon, 2 and 4 wheel bike operation and maintenance. Preferred experience in mating programs, pasture management and MINDA/Protrack.A full licence is required, no criminal record and a random drug testing policy is in place.Accommodation Status: Yes- 4 bedroom houseSalary: $48,000 comprised of $5200 (accommodation value) and $42,800 annual pay.Roster: 55 hours per week, 7/2, 7/2, 7/3Mandatory prior experience. 2-3 years experience necessary.
Dairy Farm Assistant x 2
We need two enthusiastic Farm Assistants to join our team with at least 1 years experience. The farm is 600 cows, 40 aside herringbone, no irrigation and is about 10km from Methven.The successful applicant will competent in milking, dairy shed hygiene, animal health matters, managing effluent systems, competent with tractor and 2 and 4 wheel bike operation and maintenance. A full licence is required, no criminal record and a random drug testing policy is in place.Accommodation Status: Yes- 2 bedroom house sharedSalary: $46,200 comprised of $5200 (accommodation value) and $41,000 annual pay.Roster: 50 hours per week, 7/2, 7/2, 7/3Mandatory prior experience. 1 years experience necessary. Please send cv to Nicky herePhone 0274399040
Dairy Farm assistant
The successful applicant will be competent in milking, dairy shed hygiene, animal health including identifying and treating mastitis, calf rearing, weed control, effluent management and maintenance. Must be very able on 2 and 4 wheel motorbikes. Primary ITO training is supported. The applicants will be punctual, honest and respectful.This is a more senior farm assistant role which is what we will be looking for. Accommodation Status: Yes- one bedroom flat preferred for single, no pets allowed.Salary: $52,800 comprised of $7800 (accommodation value) and $45000 annual pay.Roster: 55 hours per week, 11 on 3 offMandatory prior experience. 1 years experience necessary.Direct enquiries to Nicky Fairbairn
Run-Off Assistant/Mixed Crop and Livestock Worker
We need an enthusiastic, experienced handy person to assist us with our 100ha run-off dairy support block. This position would suit someone local perhaps living close by as the property is 20km from Ashburton, Methven and Rakaia as there is no accommodation provided.The applicant will be able to work unsupervised, be a good handy-person, be good with machinery, be a person who is not afraid to put their hand up, be able to make sound decisions with good initiative.Duties will include but not be limited to: tractor work, fencing, feeding out and maintenance. Summer is the quiet time in this role and we are looking for a person of any age and stage who can cope with working solo alot of the time and can manage the responsibility. Accommodation Status: No accommodation.Salary: Between $18-$23 per hour but depends on experience. Direct enquiries to Nicky@ruralpeople.co.nz