Welcome arrow Employment arrow McJobline

Our Facebook Page

Regent Cinema
Spruce Gardens
Advertise With Us
Assistant Herd Manager
Job Type Full-time
Date Posted Sunday, 16 June 2019
Closing Date Saturday, 06 July 2019
Location Mt Hutt, Methven
Company Information Blackford Farming Ltd
315 Blackford Road
Rakaia, 7782
Website: http://
Job Description We are looking for an Assistant Herd Manager. The right applicant should be self-motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking. The farm is 303Ha, un-irrigated, with a 60 bail rotary shed, milking 1000 cows. The shed is fitted with ACRs, auto teat sprayer and Protrac. All cows are wintered off farm. All young stock is off farm most of the time. We aim to rear 320 plus calves and all cows and young stock are DNA tested.
The farm is located at the base of Mt Hutt, 10 minutes from Methven, 40 minutes from Ashburton and 1 hour from Christchurch. We run a 6,2 roster for most of the season and a 6,1 roster during calving. The salary package is between $50,000 - $53,000 depending on experience, this includes, accommodation, firewood and wet weather gear. A brick farm house is available. Pets are not allowed. No smoking inside the accommodation or on farm.

We have a drug free work place, no alcohol or drug issues please. Pre-employment drug testing may be required. Content for a police check may be required.
Qualifications The applicant must have a minimum of one years experience within NZ dairy farming. The role requires you to have a good understanding of cowshed practice, animal health issues, pasture management as well as general day to day farming practices. A high standard of overall farm tidiness is required at all times.
The applicant must be able to communicate clearly, work as part of a team, have a sense of humour, an eye for detail and show initiative when required. Honesty and reliability is also a key attribute. Tractor skills are required as we cultivate and re-grass on farm with our own modern equipment. Training will be given in this area. Ag ITO is encouraged.
The applicant must be eligible to work in NZ. Must have a clean police record. Must have a clean NZ driving licence and be able to supply two references.
Salary / Wages
How to Apply Please call Tom Mawle on 021891938 or email Cv to tjmawle@yahoo.co.uk
Email CV To tjmawle@yahoo.co.uk
Contact Phone: 021891938
Contact Email: tjmawle@yahoo.co.uk

Apply for Job
Go back to last page
Health Jobs 2
Copyright: 2007 Ashburtononline.co.nz : Powered by The West Wing