CFM Dairy Recruitment have the following situations vacant - HERD MANAGERS and ANIMAL HEALTH & WELFARE 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.


Senior Dairy - Herd Manager Position

** Future progression into Management Role **

Date Listed: 1/5/19



Location – Gunns Plains, Tasmania

Job Type – Permanent, Full Time

House on Farm – Immediate Start – Long Term Opportunity


An opportunity has become available for an efficient and self-motivated Senior Dairy Operator – Herd Manager on our client’s 450 cow dairy share farming operation ideally located near Ulverstone in Tasmania (20 mins to township – which offers all modern facilities).


The successful applicant will work with the share farmers in sharing work commitments and have the responsibility of implementing procedures to ensure a profitable dairy business operation.  Experience in all facets of farming is paramount including herd management. You will therefore have:-


-          previous dairy experience – all aspects of farming operations.

-          excellent knowledge of herd health management skills

-          high standards of work & animal welfare ethics with attention to detail

-          tractor competency – repairs and maintenance knowledge an advantage

-          ability to work in a team environment as well as independently

-          excellent communication and time management skills

Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:-

-        milk harvesting – 20 aside herringbone with ACR’s

-        Herd health / mastitis control / treatments / record keeping

-        Maintaining milk quality and assurance

-        Pasture rotation and Irrigation

-        Plant equipment and infrastructure maintenance

-        Tractor operation and maintenance

-        Weed control / general farming practices


Our client offers:-


-        An attractive salary package  –  dependent on skill set / competency

-        Start Date – Immediate / Flexible

-        4 bedroom house on farm

-        Long term position  / Part time work available for partner


A current driver’s licence is essential.

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


Applications Close: 30 June 2019