Herd managers and calf rearers

$55,000 - $65,000 yearly
  • Waybrooke
  • Apr 27, 2021
Full time Dairy

Job Description

Herd managers and calf rearers positions available.

Wintering and milking 1650 cows.

590 hectares 

80 bale rotary with Protrack auto draft and heat camera.

Beet,Kale,silage& straw.

calving 1st august 

We are looking for 2 herd mangers and fixed-term Calf Rearers who are passionate about giving their best and being well-rewarded for it.

We offer a roster of 6 on 2 off so you can have a good work-life balance. You’ll take pride in your animals and will keep them healthy, happy and productive. Working outside as part of a team, you’ll learn about animal welfare, perform general farm maintenance duties, bring the cows in for milking, and shift and feed cows, you will be able to safely operate modern farm equipment and cowshed facilities. You’ll take pride in a job well done. You’ll love being outside and working with your hands. We farm in all seasons, hot, dry, windy, rainy – you’ll be adaptable and not afraid of a little bad weather.

If you're interested in a fixed-term Calf Rearing role, we'd love for you to have experience. The biggest thing you need is patience a can do attitude  and an affinity for calves.

If you’re looking to change careers but you’ve never worked with animals before, we are keen to hear from you ! If you are self-motivated and willing to learn, our farm staff are happy to train people who are ready to get stuck in.

Key Skills / Educational Requirements

We’re also looking for experienced People who are motivated to develop their skills and will be willing to share knowledge with others.

All of our staff receive a competitive salary plus benefits, an up-to-date, warm house (calf rearers drive in/out to work). We provide all of your personal protective equipment and weather gear from day one.