CFM Dairy Recruitment have the following situations vacant - 2IC / FARM MANAGERS / PASTURE MANAGERS 


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**  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.








Dairy Farm Manager or Couple

Date Listed: 4/9/19



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 Manager or Couple on our client’s dairy farm enterprise situated South West Victoria.


The farm is pasture based, milking up to 550 cows in a modern 50 unit rotary.


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.


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:-

  • Management of milking herd / dry stock / young stock
  • Management of current staff and rosters
  • Management of herd health and health records
  • Maintain Milk Quality and Assurance
  • Mastitis detection and all associated treatments
  • Assisting with calving cows and post-calving health maintenance
  • Herd health / heat detection / reproduction monitoring and management
  • Pasture Management / Irrigation / Paddock rotation
  • Calf & heifer rearing
  • Nutrition and Supplement Feeding
  • All other general dairy farming practices

Our client offers:-

  • Excellent Remuneration Package (competency based)
  • Comfortable 4 bedroom home on farm
  • Start Date – Flexible
  • Flexible roster system with days off fortnightly

This position offers a great opportunity for a Herd Manager to step-up to a medium size farm with good facilities in an excellent location. Our client is also open to couples and families who ae wishing to apply.


EMAIL all applications to 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: 15th October 2019




Dairy Farm Manager or Couple

Date Listed: 2/9/19



Location – North West Tasmania


Excellent Infrastructure / Modern Facilities / Long Term Arrangement


Attractive Remuneration Package on offer


House on Farm

Start Date – mid October 2019



Scopus Dairy located in North West Tasmania is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and enthusiastic Dairy Farm Manager or Couple who are looking to develop their skills in 2018/19 and beyond for a long-term opportunity within the Dairy Industry.


Our client’s progressive and well-established 800 cow dairy farming entity offers modern infrastructure including a 3- year old 54 bail rotary dairy and pivot irrigation to maximise efficiency. Grass based production system in a reliable rainfall area together with irrigation will give the successful candidate an opportunity to develop their grazing management skills and financial acumen. Situated only 10 mins from Smithton which offers all schooling, sporting, shopping and outdoor leisure activities being close to the coastal beaches.


Employment Specifics - (to be considered for this role)


As ‘hands on’ Farm Manager - this position will suit a self-motivated and progressive person who is focused on quality control and the production of a superior product. You will continue to grow and pursue excellence in all facets of the day to day farming operation.


Having the desire to be part of a great team, supported by the current Farm Owner with autonomy in day to day decision making (training & support provided within a small company structure), will ensure you have the resources to succeed in the day to day “hands-on” running of the dairy enterprise, including:-

  • Must be highly skilled and self-motivated with a progressive attitude
  • Fully conversant with modern dairy farming techniques, including herd management, people management skills, OH&S protocols, milk quality and assurance, pasture management and all associated animal husbandry practices together with staff supervision
  • Demonstrate excellent work / animal welfare ethics with attention to detail
  • Previous management experience or a similar senior role advantageous, however, training & support will be provided to the right candidate with a willingness to learn.
  • Demonstrate exceptional organisational skills / have the ability to work independently


Our client offers

  • Attractive remuneration package (competency based on skill set)
  • Large 5 bedroom house on Farm
  • Start Date: Flexible – Mid October 2019
  • Excellent opportunity for a single/couple/family wishing to gain stability with long term profits for all involved


Email all applications to and must include a cover letter, CV and current references.


This position is for permanent residents only.  There is no sponsorship available.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Applications Close: 30 September 2019















Senior Farm Worker - 2IC

Date Listed: 20/8/19



Location: Undera, Northern Victoria

Job Type: Permanent – Full Time

Start Date: Immediate



An excellent opportunity has become available for an experienced and professional 2IC on our client’s medium sized (400 cow) dairy enterprise ideally located at Undera in Northern Victoria (26km’s Shepparton – 50km’s Echuca).


Employment Specifics


It is essential that the successful applicant has had previous experience working in a similar role. You must have the ability to do all tasks associated with daily farming operations. Therefore, you will ideally have:-

  • Sound knowledge of herd health / herd management
  • Excellent work ethics with attention to detail
  • Initiative and be able to work unsupervised
  • Excellent communication, leadership and time management skills
  • Good stock working skills
  • Be highly self-motivated with a progressive attitude
  • Demonstrate a neat and tidy appearance at all times

Role Responsibility


Working directly under the Farm Manager, responsibilities will include:-

  • Manage and monitor the milking process
  • Manage and maintain dairy hygiene / milk quality assurance
  • Managing health and welfare of the livestock
  • Assist with AI and calving
  • Manage pasture rotation
  • Manage staff
  • General farm duties including irrigation and tractor work

Our client offers

  • Above Award salary package (competency based)
  • Accommodation available
  • Immediate start date
  • Long term position offered


Email all applications to to include a cover letter, Resume and current references.


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Applications Close: 30th September 2019





Dairy Farmer - Pasture / Irrigation / Workshop

Date Listed: 20/8/19



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 to include a cover letter, Resume and current references.


Only short listed successful candidates will be notified.


Applications Close: 30 September 2019