$60,000 yearly
  • Leawood Downs Ltd
  • Jun 08, 2021
Full time Dairy

Job Description

Leawood Downs Ltd is a family owned and operated farming business that is focused on achieving best practice in all areas of dairy farming and takes pride in our property, people and animals. Our grass based, well maintained farms consist of two dairy units and are based at Gorge Road (25 minutes from Invercargill)

We are seeking a Herd Manager, to assist with the day-to-day management of our 250ha 700-cow unit (through a 50-bale rotary). This position is supported by an on-farm Equity Manager and primary responsibilities and challenges include:

- Getting up early in the morning and working together in a team of four
- Ensuring the cowshed is run like a well-oiled machine
- Assisting with measuring and allocating pastures and feed
- A high focus on the welfare and health of the herd
- Identifying and solving problems
- Using your initiative and leading by example
- A team player with a sense of humour

This position would suit someone who has a minimum of one to two years NZ dairy farming experience, a Level Three agricultural qualification (or working towards this) and a FULL NZ drivers licence

-  Flexible rosters
-  Warm two bedroom home available - no dogs 

-  June/July start date (this is flexible)
- Competitive remuneration package for the right applicant including training support

If you want to be part of a progressive family farming business that will provide you with excellent career opportunities then this job could be the change you are looking for. Please apply via email ( and include your CV with at least two references to Daniel & Emily Woolsey