SITUATIONS VACANT

CFM Dairy Recruitment have the following situations vacant - GENERAL FARMING / MILKING / CALF REARING / SHORT TERM CONTRACTS

 

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

 

 

Full-Time Team Member Position

Date Listed: 22/11/17

 

Location:     Yalca - Northern Victoria

Job Type:    Permanent - Full Time

CFM ID:       2565

 

 

A full time position exists for an enthusiastic person on our client's 800 cow dairy farm at Yalca.

 

Employment Specifics

 

The successful applicant will work under the direction of the Manager on the day to day running of the operation.  This role requires someone with a positive and progressive attitude.  You must also have a willingness to adopt new technologies and to take responsibility. 

You will therefore ideally have:-

  • Proven herd management/herd health/stock working skills and pasture management history
  • Excellent work ethics with attention to detail
  • Initiative and be able to work in a team and unsupervised
  • Excellent communication, and time management skills
  • Be highly self-motivated with a progressive attitude
  • Have initiative and good problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate a neat and tidy appearance at all times
  • Must have current driving licence

Farm Description

  • The farm operation is a pasture based system – aiming to be as self-sufficient as possible
  • Seasonal calving – Autumn
  • 54 unit rotary dairy with ACR’s
  • All modern facilities
  • Spray irrigation

Duties will include, but not limited to

  • Assisting with milk harvesting
  • Maintaining milk quality and assurance
  • Herd health monitoring and management
  • Assisting with calving duties
  • Machinery operation and maintenance
  • Monitoring of procedures and functions

Our client offers good working hours – Salary is negotiable – depending on experience.

Recently renovated 3 bedroom house available on farm.

School bus, towns and Murray River minutes away.

Start Date: Immediate / Flexible

 

Please email a cover letter and CV/Resume together with references to cfmdairy@bigpond.com

 

Applications Close - 23 December 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Casual Part-Time Milking / Farm Hand Position

Date Listed: 17/11/17

 

Location:     Undera, Northern Victoria

Job Type:    Casual / Part Time

CFM ID:       2562

 

A position has become available for an experienced, efficient and reliable Part-Time Milker / Farm Hand on our client’s 130 cow dairy operation situated at Undera in Northern Victoria (ideally situated only 10 mins to Kyabram / Tatura / Mooroopna - 20 mins Shepparton). 

 

Specific Skill Set Required: -

  • The successful applicant must have previous experience in the dairy industry whom enjoys working with cows and outdoors.
  • You will have excellent skills and knowledge with milk harvesting, herd health, animal husbandry and mastitis detection / treatments.
  • Attention to detail / Ability and Competency are all essential qualities with this position
  • Must be able to operate a tractor (to feed out hay into hay rings)

 

Responsibilities /Duties: -

  • This position will involve a permanent milking schedule - Tuesday night / Wednesday morning
  • Flexible monthly roster offered – including additional weekday & alternate weekends
  • The dairy is a herringbone, 10 a-side double up.
  • Milking / herd health / mastitis control / record keeping
  • Feeding Calves
  • Feeding out hay into hay rings – Tractor operation

 

A current driver's licence is essential with own reliable transport required.

 

Salary negotiable – based on experience.

Immediate / Flexible start

WWC and Criminal Check may need to be undertaken for this position

 

Please email a cover letter and CV/ Resume with references to cfmdairy@bigpond.com

Telephone enquiries to 0428 480 087

 

Applications Close - 20 December 2017

 

 

 

 

General Dairy Farm Hand

Date Listed: 28/10/17

 

Location:     Hawkesdale, South West Victoria

Job Type:    Permanent - Full Time

CFM ID:       2561

 

 

A full-time position has become available for an enthusiastic and reliable person to join one of our client's larger dairy farming operations milking 1,200 cows.

 

The successful applicant will be self-motivated and punctual who demonstrates a willingness to keep on learning in a fast paced team environment.  Exerience is not necessary, but a desire and willingness to learn is most essential.

 

You will work a 5 day-a week roster system in an environment with a strong emphasis on work / life balance - with an opportunity to grow within the company.

 

Duties will include - but not limited to

  • assisting with milk harvesting
  • droving of stock / stock work
  • calf rearing
  • other general farm work

Accommodation is provided on-farm within close proximity to major towns, recreational activities and schools.

 

Remuneration package is negotiable (based on competency / skill set).

 

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

 

Applications close:  30th November 2017

 

 

 

General Dairy Farm Assistant (FLH3)

Date Listed: 30/9/17

 

Location:    Blighty - Riverina, New South Wales

Job Type:   Permanent - Full Time

CFM ID:     2551

 

A position has become available for General Dairy Farm Assistant (FLH3) to join our client’s large scale progressive dairy farming enterprise located at Blighty in the Southern Riverina district of New South Wales (20 mins to Finley – 20 mins to CBD of Deniliquin, both towns offering schooling, sporting, shopping and all modern facilities).

 

The position on offer would suit someone with ‘entry level skill set’ - who is passionate about the dairy and agricultural industry and wishing to pursue a long-term career in the dairy sector.  Previous experience of at least 6-12 months in the industry would be an advantage, however, is not essential and you must enjoy working with animals and outdoors.

 

Employment Specifics

You will work under the direction of the Farm Manager and along with other staff and therefore a willingness to work and learn in a team environment is most essential.  You will ideally:-

  • Be punctual, reliable and honest – these are a MUST
  • Use initiative / right attitude and willingness to learn
  • Ability to work / milk in a safe manner with attention to detail
  • Must be able to work under precise instruction / follow tasks as allocated
  • Be able to work in a strong team environment
  • Neatness of work / take notes
  • Demonstrate a clean & tidy appearance at all times

 

Duties will include, but not limited to:-

  • Assisting with milk harvesting –  600/700 Jersey cows in 80 unit rotary dairy shed
  • Herd health / heat detection
  • Mastitis control / treatments
  • Maintaining milk quality and assurance
  • Dairy clean-up and maintenance
  • Following procedures and protocols
  • General dairy farming practices (weed control / fencing)

 

Our Client Offers:-

  • Attractive remuneration package (competency based)
  • On the job training, guidance and support to enable advancement in the applicant’s career.
  • Start Date: Immediate / Flexible
  • Accommodation can be arranged for the right applicant

 

Please email all applications to cfmdairy@bigpond.com  and must include a cover letter, Resume and current references.

 

Applications Close:  31st October 2017