Sheep milking farm assistant

  • Waikino Station
  • Waihāhā, New Zealand
  • Sep 16, 2021
Full time Dairy

Job Description

Are you wanting the opportunity to be apart of the emerging sheep milking industry?

We are looking for a motivated, punctual and committed team member to join our team of 4 permanent staff. Previous farm or machinery experience preferred in either the dairy or sheep industry, but a good attitude and willingness to learn can go a long way. You will be working in a team that varies in size across the season so ability to work with others is a must. The job will include milking twice a day, feeding animals in barns and outside as well maintenance across the property.

Located on the western shores of lake Taupō, only 35 minutes to Tūrangi and 45 minutes to Taupō with numerous schooling options close by. We milk 2000 ewes through a 64 bail internal rotary with ACR’s. There are two barns on farm (each with 1000 ewe capacity) utilised for feeding and lambing, as well as a seperate lamb rearing facilities.

The team on the dairy platform includes 4 permanent staff, 2 fixed term team members, and a number of fixed term lamb rearers (so there is opportunity for work for a partner).

Shared accommodation options include:

-4 bedroom shearers quarters (that will be shared with fixed term employees)

-3 bedroom house shared with another permanent team member

Remuneration will be a reflection of the experience and skillset you can bring to the team.

If you would like to join a motivated team that takes pride in their work and achieving their goals (both farm and personal) then please send a CV and references through to: scottyandash@mauimilk.nz

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