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Location: Casterton / Coleraine District – SW Victoria
Permanent – Full Position
Long term arrangement – Accommodation on Farm
An excellent opportunity has become available for an experienced, highly-skilled and self-motivated Senior Dairy Farm Operator / 2IC to join our client’s large scale progressive and modern dairy farm enterprise using current technology situated in the Casterton-Coleraine District of SW Victoria.
Centrally located only 15 minutes between Casterton & Coleraine townships which offer excellent modern facilities including schools / medical / shopping and all sporting & leisure activities. Hamilton is 30 mins and Mt. Gambier 50 min drive.
This well-established pasture and TMR farming operation consists of over 3,000 acres. 1,200 acres of which currently milks around 650 cows. Calving 1 x per year. The dairy is 50 unit rotary fully computerised shed - set up as a 1 person operation. Young stock are reared on a 900 acre out block.
As ‘hands-on’ Operator, you will continue to grow and pursue excellence in all facets of the farming operation on a day to day basis, working closely and under the direction of the Owner. Previous experience at this level or similar is essential.
OUR CLIENT OFFERS
Position is open to permanent Australian residents and NZ citizens.
Sponsorship may be available – only to suitably qualified candidates.
EMAIL All APPLICATIONS to email@example.com and must include a cover letter, CV and current references.
Location - Bega Valley - NSW
Job Type - Permanent – Full time
Start Date - Immediate / Flexible
An excellent opportunity has become available for an experienced and self-motivated “hands-on” Dairy Supervisor to become part of a dedicated team on our client’s 250 cow dairy farming entity located in the Bega Valley on the Far South Coast of New South Wales (ideally located just 20 minutes to beautiful coastal beaches which offer excellent outdoor family / leisure activities, shopping, schooling and modern facilities).
Overview of Position
The Dairy Supervisor will have the responsibility and management of the day to day operation of the dairy shed. In addition to this, the successful candidate will be part of a team who will be committed to excellence in dairy production and sustainability. You will therefore have the competency and initiative to make decisions when required.
The successful candidate must have a minimum 5 years of experience in a similar role. You must be reliable and self-motivated with a progressive attitude who is able to ensure milk quality, all herd health and animal welfare standards are met.
Our client offers
This position is a long-term permanent position and not suitable for visa holders.
Applicants must be permanent residents and have full rights to work in Australia.
How to Apply
Email all Applications to firstname.lastname@example.org and must include a cover letter, Resume + current references.
For confidential telephone enquiries – please contact Fiona on +61 428 480 087.
Location – South West Victoria
Job Type – Permanent Full Time
Start Date – Flexible
House on Farm / Long Term Arrangement
An excellent opportunity has become available for an experienced and professional full time Dairy Farm Management Couple on our client’s dairy farm enterprise situated South West Victoria.
The farm is pasture based, milking 300 cows in a 22 aside herringbone dairy with ACR’s.
The successful applicant must be highly skilled and self-motivated with a progressive attitude and demonstrate excellent work/management ethics. You must have at least 5 years previous experience within the dairy industry. Formal qualifications showing progression within the industry is preferred, however, not essential.
Role Responsibility / Key Accountabilities:-
Reporting to the Farm Owner and working under his direction, you will be responsible for the day to day “hands-on” running of the dairy enterprise including:-
Our client offers:-
This position offers a great opportunity for a couple or family looking to operate a medium size farm with good facilities in an excellent location.
To Apply :-
Email applications to email@example.com to include a cover letter and CV/Resume with current references.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
There is no sponsorship available. Open to permanent residents only – thank you.
Applications Close: 30th November 2019
Location: Tatura – Goulburn Valley Region, Northern Victoria
Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Start Date: Flexible
Our client is seeking an experienced and highly self-motived ‘hands-on’ Assistant Farm Manager to become part of a team which is committed to excellence in dairy production.
Overview of Position
The dairy farming entity consists of 240 hectares of irrigated land in the Goulburn Valley.
Milking 500 cows in a 50 unit computerised rotary shed.
The Assistant Farm Manager would reside in a modern 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom family home with 2 separate living areas. Situated only 8km’s to Tatura township in the Goulburn Valley which offers excellent schooling, medical, sporting and all modern facilities. Only a short drive to the major City of Shepparton.
The successful applicant must have previous dairy farming experience. Be honest, reliable and self-motivated with a progressive attitude.
You will work under the direction of the owner/farm manager to perform in ‘hands on’ operating and overseeing (in the owner’s absence) all aspects of running the dairy enterprise. You will have:-
Role Responsibility / Key Accountabilities
Our Client offers
Email all applications to firstname.lastname@example.org to include a cover letter, Resume and current references. Telephone enquiries welcome.
Applicants for this position will have Australian residency or a valid Australian work permit.
There is no sponsorship.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted – thank you.
Applications Close: 30th November 2019
About the business
Obi Obi Dairy is situated on 380 acres on the banks of the Obi Obi Creek, 6kms east of Kenilworth. We milk 400 Holsteins and 20 Brown Swiss. Our business includes milk sales to our milk pool and our own business Maleny Cheese.
About the role
The position is for a permanent resident and will involve all day to day work associated with dairy farming pastures and irrigation, workshop and machinery. The skills of the applicant will dictate where the majority of the work will lie.
The business has grown during the past couple of years and the hands-on owners want this person to develop their carer as they work together with the owners and the existing farm team.
The role includes mobile plant operations to complete feeding (mixer wagon), effluent dispersal (slurry tanker) and grading as well as milking and assisting with electric fencing, equipment and plant maintenance (rotary dairy and implements). Be responsible for animal health and AI breeding.
Benefits and perks
Sub-tropical dairy farming can be very comfortable in winter with daily temperatures around 25 degrees and hot in the summer. Close to Noosa and Sunshine Coast shopping and airports. Come to a growing agriculture region and to a farm with excellent water and infrastructure that enhances farming.
Sponsorship can be considered for a suitable candidate upon selection.
Rotating roster - 5 on 2 off. 4 weeks holidays and 3 day weekends every 6 weeks.
Opportunity to attend industry training and development workshops.
Skills and experience
Ability to work within a team and manage farm requirement safely and efficiently. Experience with rotary milking systems, animal herd health and AI are an advantage, but we already have a Herd Manager completing the majority of this work. You will have experience in operating and maintaining all farm machinery including 2 wheel ag bikes, quads, tractors, mixer wagons, implements such as slurry spreader and hard hose irrigation.
Experience with livestock in both grazing and milking herds, working with herd nutritionist and all farm team members. Experience with using computers and smartphone.
We expect the applicant would have at least 5 years recent working experience. Have good reading and mathematical ability and a personality that is motivated and interested.
Others describe you as a fit and motivated person, well planned and thrives on interacting with others to achieve business outcomes. Comfortable operating autonomously and equally, willing to work within the team. Experience in farm safety programs and an interest in own continued personal training and skill development essential.
EMAIL ALL APPLICATIONS - to email@example.com to include a cover letter, Resume and current references.
Only short listed successful candidates will be notified.
Applications Close: 30 October 2019
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