B D McQuarrie & S K Pearson Partnership

  • Wellsford, New Zealand

We are a thriving dairy farm committed to producing high-quality dairy products while maintaining sustainable and ethical farming practices. With a focus on animal welfare, environmental stewardship, and community engagement, we take pride in our contribution to the dairy industry. 

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced individual to join our team as Second-In-Charge for our dairy farm. The successful candidate will work closely with the farm manager to oversee daily operations, ensure the welfare of our livestock, maintain equipment, and uphold our farm standards. 

Key responsibilities; 

  • Assist the farm manager in planning and implementing farm activities, including feeding, milking, and breeding schedules. 
  • Supervise and train farm staff, ensuring adherence to safety protocols and efficient work practices.
  • Monitor herd health and implement preventative measures to maintain optimal animal welfare.
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment, and perform routine maintenance. 


  • Previous experience in dairy farming, with a strong understanding of dairy herd management practices. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate and coordinate with farm staff.
  • Knowledge of farm machinery operation and maintenance procedures.
  • Familiarity with health and safety regulations within agricultural operations.
  • Passionate about farming and animals.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently. 


  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement within the farm.
  • Access to on-site housing
  • A supportive work environment within a close-knit farming community. 
  • Great work roster.