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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 email@example.com to include a Cover letter, Resume and current references.
Applications Close: 30 June 2019
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