Assistant Herd Manager (SJAHM0518) – Good team environment

Our clients are seeking an enthusiastic farmer to become part of our effective team, where everyone enjoys working towards the farm goals.   This is a well set up farm currently running 780 cows which will be increasing to 950 this coming season.  They are milking through a 50 bale rotary with very good infrastructure.  It is a grass based system utilising supplements where required. We are seeking someone who is passionate about the dairy industry and would like to take responsibility for their role.  Ideally we are seeking someone with at least 1 years’ experience and/or a relevant agricultural qualification.  You will have a good understanding of cowshed management; with confidence within the shed and around stock.  You will also have an eye for detecting animal health issues and comfortable operating farm machinery.  A good knowledge of pasture management will be beneficial, however training will be provided where required.They have a good team environment on farm; therefore we are seeking someone who likes to work as part of a team and has an open and honest nature.  You will also have good attention to detail, use of initiative and proven time management skills. There are opportunities for development as we are supportive of staff progression and Primary ITO training is encouraged.  Based in the South Waikato area the farm is well located being only 15 minutes’ drive from the nearest township.The farm has a strict no drug policy and you should have a clear police history. Accommodation Shared within a comfortable, modern 3 bedroom home with heatpump and garage.   New Zealand - NZ Waikato Rest of Waikato

Assistant Herd Manager (SJAHM0518) - Good team environment

Our clients are seeking an enthusiastic farmer to become part of our effective team, where everyone enjoys working towards the farm goals.   This is a well set up farm currently running 780 cows which will be increasing to 950 this coming season.  They are milking through a 50 bale rotary with very good infrastructure.  It is a grass based system utilising supplements where required. 

We are seeking someone who is passionate about the dairy industry and would like to take responsibility for their role.  Ideally we are seeking someone with at least 1 years’ experience and/or a relevant agricultural qualification.  You will have a good understanding of cowshed management; with confidence within the shed and around stock.  You will also have an eye for detecting animal health issues and comfortable operating farm machinery.  A good knowledge of pasture management will be beneficial, however training will be provided where required.They have a good team environment on farm; therefore we are seeking someone who likes to work as part of a team and has an open and honest nature.  You will also have good attention to detail, use of initiative and proven time management skills. There are opportunities for development as we are supportive of staff progression and Primary ITO training is encouraged.  Based in the South Waikato area the farm is well located being only 15 minutes’ drive from the nearest township.The farm has a strict no drug policy and you should have a clear police history. 

Accommodation 

Shared within a comfortable, modern 3 bedroom home with heatpump and garage.  

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