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


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Dairy Herd Manager / 2IC Couple

Date Listed: 20/2/19



Large Dairy Farm – Tamworth district, Northern NSW

Permanent Full Time / Work for Partner

Family size house on farm / Work – Life Balance


An opportunity has become available for an assistant Dairy Herd Manager / 2IC Couple to join our client’s team on a progressive, 1,300 cow herd in inland Northern NSW.


This modern pasture-based enterprise – comprising over 800 acres of Centre Pivot irrigation - strives for excellence in cow health and production and boasts state-of-the art feeding, reproductive and rumen health monitoring infrastructure and a modern computerised 60 stand rotary dairy with ACR’s, SCR Collars Milk Meters.


Reporting directly to the Farm / Feed Manager and working closely with the Assistant Manager, the role requires you to manage the milking, breeding and health of the herd as well as play a role in feeding and pasture allocation. AI, computer use, some milking and night checks on calving, strip grazing, dairy plant maintenance, feeding of livestock.


As a working herd manager you would be required to function as part of the dairy team and supervise staff.

Ideally you will have:


  • Previous experience managing dairy cows in large herds
  • Skills in dairy reproduction and health including AI programs and milk quality programs / AI Certificate / calving experience
  • Minimum 3-5 years dairy experience / formal qualifications preferred, but not essential
  • Experience in supervising staff / A willingness to work in a team environment and communicate effectively
  • Punctuality / cleanliness / attention to detail
  • Machinery experience


Our client offers:

  • An excellent remuneration package (based on experience)
  • Very good family sized house on farm
  • Part time position for partner
  • 9-10 day fortnight roster system (Every 2nd weekend off)
  • Excellent Scenic Location 45 mins NW of Tamworth at Upper Manilla, NSW next door to Split Rock Dam. 10 mins from Manilla. School bus close to farm.


Email all applications to to include a Cover Letter, Resume and references.


Applications Close: 31st March 2019