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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAIRY MANAGEMENT / SHARE FARMING OPPORTUNITY

 

Date Listed: 5.5.22

 

  • Located in the beautiful Goulburn Valley Region - Northern Victoria
  • Excellent opportunity for future growth
  • Financial package on offer with house included
  • Start Date – Negotiable

 

About the Position

 

A unique opportunity has become available for a highly skilled, efficient & self-motived Dairy Farming Couple on our client’s dairy operation ideally located in Northern Victoria with close proximity to Shepparton CBD which offers excellent schooling, retail, fine dining & outdoor leisure facilities).  Just over a 2hr drive to Melbourne CBD.

 

Our client is seeking a competent couple to manage the herd and all associated day to day herd health aspects including young stock management.  Experience in all facets of dairy farming with proven herd management history is essential. High standards of work and animal welfare ethics are targeted through attention to detail.

 

Key Specifics / Requirements

  • To be considered for this role, you will have:-
  • High level skill set to manage the day to day operations of a 200 cow herd;
  • To achieve optimum quality milk production within seasonal constraints;
  • Excellent work, time management and animal welfare ethics with attention to detail;

Role Responsibility

  • Milk harvesting – fully automated herringbone dairy
  • Herd health and management
  • Mastitis control / treatments / record keeping
  • Maintaining milk quality and assurance
  • AI and Joining programs
  • Calving down cows / post calving monitoring and management
  • Calf rearing
  • Feeding out to stock
  • General farming practices

Our Client Offers

  • Start Date:  Flexible
  • Attractive remuneration package with very comfortable house included
  • This is a 7 day per week position.  Full comprehensive details about the position will be provided and negotiated with at the interview/meeting.

To Apply

 

EMAIL ALL APPLICATIONS to include a cover letter with current CV/Resume and References to cfmdairy@bigpond.com  All confidential telephone enquiries to Fiona on 0428480087.

 

Only suitably qualified candidates will be contacted.  This position is open to permanent residents only thank you.

 

 

 

 

Experienced Dairy Farm Operators (or Couple)

 

Date Listed: 2.5.22

 

 

Location – Cooriemungle/Simpson, South West Victoria

Job Type – Permanent, Full Time / Long Term Opportunity

Attractive Remuneration Package / Work-Life Balance / House on Farm

Start Date – Flexible

 

The Position

 

Simpson Dairies is a family owned and progressive large scale dairy farming enterprise, located in the South West of Victoria, with current opportunities becoming available on two of their three dairy farms.

 

Ideally located near Simpson / Cooriemungle and also to Warrnambool or Colac which offer excellent schooling, shopping and all modern facilities.  The Great Ocean Road is also within a 10 min drive with stunning coastal views and beaches providing for a work/life balance with outdoor leisure activities on offer.

 

The dairy farms are pasture based, milking upwards to 800 cows at Cooriemungle and increasing numbers at Simpson to 700 this season. Both farms have modern well-presented dairies being 50 and 60 bale rotary sheds.

 

The positions on offer would suit persons with a ‘high level skill set’ – who are passionate about the dairy industry being reliable, committed and self-motivated.  Experience is preferred, however, training, guidance and support will be offered to the right candidates.  The desire to be part of a great team supported by the existing Farm Management will ensure you have the resources to succeed in what is considered a unique farming location.

 

Employment Specifics

 

Working under the direction of the Farm Manager you will be required to work independently as well as in a team environment.  You will:-

  • 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 direction
  • Operation of tractors & machinery
  • Mechanical aptitude would also be desirable
  • Excellent work ethics with good communication skills (essential)
  • Ability to work in a strong team environment as well as unsupervised
  • Must have a current Driver’s Licence
  • Neatness of work / demonstrate a clean & tidy appearance at all times

Role Responsibility

  • Tractor operation using Silage Wagon to feed out
  • Droving of all herds / associated stock work /calf and heifer rearing
  • Occasional milking’s (when required) / herd health
  • Assisting with calving down of cows and herd health procedures
  • Young stock work (health checks, treatments, weighing, vaccination & treatments)
  • General farm work / fencing and associated maintenance / pasture management
  • Following procedures and protocols

Our Client Offers:

  • Attractive remuneration package (based on competency / skill set
  • Comfortable house will be available to the right applicant
  • Long term opportunity offering a work/life balance
  • Ongoing internal /external industry training
  • High level of safety
  • Strong emphasis on work/life balance

Applications are open to permanent Australian Residents and NZ Citizens and individuals with eligible working rights   within Australia. 

 

Our client may offer sponsorship to a potential candidate (depending on qualifications and experience).

 

To Apply

 

Please email all applications to cfmdairy@bigpond.com to include a cover letter, Resume and current references. All telephone enquiries to Fiona on 0428480087.

 

 

 

 

DAIRY FARM MANAGEMENT COUPLE

 

Date Listed: 28.4.22

 

  • Location – Lancaster, Northern Victoria
  • Excellent Infrastructure / Modern Facilities / House on Farm
  • Attractive Remuneration Package on offer
  • Start Date – Immediate/Flexible

 

About the Position

 

An excellent opportunity has become available for a suitably qualified and professional “working” Dairy Farm Manager and/or Couple on our client’s 300 cow dairy farming operation ideally located at Lancaster in Northern Victoria (5 mins - Kyabram township which offers excellent schooling, shopping and all modern facilities.  School bus route servicing all schools including Shepparton on bitumen road).

 

This well-established dairy farm consisting of some 400 acres is predominately pasture based with partial TMR - split calving system.  There is a 26 swing over herringbone dairy with ACR’s.  The farm is well laid out and fully irrigated with the owner having permanent water available.  Replacement heifers are reared on a nearby out-block.

 

Our client is looking for an experienced and competent person or couple to manage the day to day operations of the farming enterprise.  Experience in all facets of dairy farming operations together with proven herd management history is essential.

 

Key Specifics / Purpose of Position

 

As ‘hands on’ Farm Manager - this position will suit a highly skilled, self-motivated and progressive individual who is focused on quality control and the production of a superior product.  You MUST have superior pasture management skills. You will continue to grow and pursue excellence in all facets of the day to day farming operation :-

  • To effect the overall management of the dairy farm operations, in consultation with the Owners;
  • To maximise the return from the Dairy operation while maintaining a safe environment, optimal animal health and farm infrastructure in good working order;
  • To achieve optimum quality milk production within seasonal constraints;
  • Excellent work, time management and animal welfare ethics
  • Extensive knowledge & experience with irrigation / pastures / nutrition
  • To manage grazing, feeding, fertilizer and irrigation to optimise pasture production / utilization;

Role Responsibility

  • Milk Harvesting / Herd Health / Animal Welfare / Young Stock Management
  • Pasture and Feed Management
  • Pre & Post Calving Management
  • General farming practices / tractor operation / maintenance

Our client offers

  • Excellent Remuneration Package (competency based on skill set)
  • Very good house is provided on farm
  • Work for partner / family member
  • Start Date: Immediate / Flexible
  • Excellent long term opportunity with stability is offered

 

Position is open to Permanent Australian Residents / Applicants must have full rights to work in Australia.

Sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

 

Only short listed and suitably qualified Candidates will be contacted thank you.

 

How to Apply

 

Email all applications to cfmdairy@bigpond.com to include a cover letter, CV and current references.

 

Confidential telephone enquiries to Fiona @ CFM Dairy Recruitment on 0428 480 087.

 

 

 

Experienced Dairy Couple / Team

(position also open to Low Order Share Farm or Contract Milking Agreement)

Date Listed: 1.3.22

 

 

Large Scale Dairy Farm – Forbes District, Central NSW

Permanent Full Time / Work – Life Balance / New Renovated Home on Farm

Start Date:  Immediate / Flexible

 

 

 

About the Position

 

An excellent opportunity has become available for an experienced, highly skilled and self-motivated Dairy Farming Couple or Team to join our client’s progressive large scale dairy farming entity located near Forbes in Central New South Wales.  Only a 15 minute drive to Forbes CBD which offers excellent modern facilities, including schools / medical / shopping and all sporting & leisure activities.

 

This well-established diversified farming operation consists of 1400ha expanding over 3 farms.  The major enterprise is Dairy, with breeding ewes, Angus cattle and dry land cropping also being incorporated in the business.

 

The main Dairy block is located west of Forbes on the Lachlan River with 240ha of irrigation including flood & travelling irrigation.  The dairy shed is a 42 stand rotary with both pasture and TMR feeding programs implemented.

 

Key Specifics – to be considered for the role

 

Reporting directly to the Farm Owner, the role requires you to assist with the day to day running of the dairy, milk harvesting, herd health, feeding cows and caring for dry stock and young calves.

 

Working as team members, you will be required to function as part of the dairy team, but also independently at times with a willingness to ensure all quality targets are met and adhered to.

  • Genuine interest in the dairy industry – with a committed/progressive attitude
  • Exceptional organisation and communication skills
  • Excellent skills with milk harvesting, mastitis detection, animal health and herd management
  • AI experience is preferred
  • Computer knowledge and understanding
  • Ability, interest and initiative to take on more responsibility when required
  • Must be able to work in a strong team environment
  • Competency with operation or Tractors / Machinery
  • Committed to Safe Work Practices (OH&S)
  • Demonstrate a neat and tidy appearance with attention to detail
  • Must hold a current driver’s licence

Role Responsibilities

  • Milk harvesting / mastitis control / heat detection
  • Herd health / record keeping / treatments
  • Maintain Milk Quality and Assurance
  • Tractor operation – feeding out to stock and assisting with silage at peak times
  • Assisting with calving / post calving monitoring
  • Maintain accurate record keeping database
  • All other general dairy farming practices – as required

Our Client Offers

  • Excellent remuneration package (negotiated on experience & skill set)
  • Newly renovated 3 bedroom house on farm
  • School bus at front door
  • Flexible roster system / work-life balance / long term opportunity
  • This position is also open for a Low Order Share Farm or Contract Milking Agreement to be negotiated

To apply for this position

 

Email all applications to cfmdairy@bigpond.com to include a Cover Letter, Resume and current references.

 

For confidential enquiries, please telephone Fiona on 0428 480 087.

 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted – thank you.