SITUATIONS VACANT

CFM Dairy Recruitment have the following situations vacant - DAIRY COUPLES / TEAM

 

For all enquiries and full position description, please contact us via email or phone.

 

**  Please Note - all Applicants wishing to apply for any job vacancies listed herein will need to supply a cover letter with a current CV/Resume and references.  This can be done by way of email or fax.

 

 

 

Experienced Dairy Farm Operator (or) Couple

Date Listed:  29/8/17

Position Closed

 

Location:    Sunshine Coast Hinterland - Queensland

Job Type:   Permanent - Full Time

Start Date:  November 2017

 

 

An excellent opportunity has become available for an experienced Dairy Farm Operator or Couple to join our client’s progressive 370 cow dairy farm operation situated on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Queensland (50 mins to Coast – 1hr to Brisbane City).

 

Employment Specifics

The successful applicant will work under the direction of the Farm Owner, but must be capable and competent to work independently.  Experience with all aspects of farming practices is essential – must be passionate and committed to working in the dairy industry.

Ideally you will have:-

  • Extensive knowledge / experience in all facets of animal herd health / nutrition
  • Excellent pasture & fertilization knowledge / experience
  • Commitment to high animal welfare standards
  • Experience in operation of tractors and machinery
  • Excellent work ethics, good communication skills with attention to detail
  • Good time management skills / highly skilled with self-motivation
  • Excellent presentation, tidy appearance /honest / reliable and trustworthy.

 

Key Responsibilities include, but not limited to

  • Daily milk harvesting / mastitis control / treatments
  • Management of herd health / nutrition / record keeping
  • Maintaining milk quality and assurance
  • Management of cow reproduction and AI programs
  • Monitoring of procedures and functions in dairy
  • Management of paddock / pasture rotation / fertilization
  • Monitor calving cows
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy dairy at all times

Our client offers

 

  • A very attractive Remuneration Package (negotiable – depending on experience)
  • Work for partner, if required (milking, calf rearing)
  • House available on farm
  • Rotating roster system – 40+ hours per week
  • Long term position with stability
  • Start Date: Immediate / Flexible

Our client will also consider applications from candidates who are looking for a 12 month placement – however – you must have dairy farming experience and/or have obtained (or currently obtaining) qualifications within the industry.  International candidates are welcome to apply - but must have a valid working visa in place.

 

Applications can be emailed to cfmdairy@bigpond.com  and must include a cover letter, Resume + current references.

 

Applications Close:  6th October 2017