SITUATIONS VACANT 

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

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 Herd Manager / Couple

Date Listed: 27/2/19

Position Filled

 

 

Location - Beaudesert, Queensland

Permanent Full-Time Position / Long Term Opportunity on Offer

Work for Partner / Accommodation Available to right applicant

Attractive Remuneration Package 

 

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

 

A position has become available for an experienced Herd Manager or Couple on our client’s well established family owned and operated 350 cow dairy operation located at Christmas Creek, Beaudesert in Queensland (school bus at front gate - 22km’s Beaudesert which offers excellent facilities).

 

The successful applicant must have previous experience in the dairy industry and as a herd manager or similar role.  You will be highly self-motivated, reliable and efficient who is able to ensure milk quality, all herd nutrition and animal welfare standards are met.  An AI Certificate and extensive knowledge of TMR would be an advantage.

 

The farm consists of 364ha – 160ha irrigation.  20 aside rapid exit dairy.  All year round calving pattern.

 

Duties will include, but not limited to:-

  • Milk harvesting / mastitis control / treatments
  • Herd health / Calving / Record Keeping
  • Maintaining milk quality and assurance
  • Reproduction monitoring and management
  • Monitoring of procedures and functions in dairy
  • Operation of Mixer Wagon
  • Calf Rearing
  • General dairy clean-up and maintenance
  • General farming duties

Our client offers:-

  • An attractive salary package to the right applicant (competency based)
  • Work for partner – milking and calf rearing
  • Accommodation can be available to the right applicant
  • Flexible 10 day fortnight roster system
  • Start Date:  Immediate / Flexible

A current driver’s licence is required.

 

TO APPLY

 

Email all applications to include a Cover Letter, CV/Resume with references to cfmdairy@bigpond.com

 

Telephone enquiries to 0428 480 087.

 

Applications Close: 31 March 2019

 

Senior Dairy - Herd Manager Position

** Future progression into Management Role **

Date Listed: 24/2/19

 

 

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 cfmdairy@bigpond.com to include a Cover letter, Resume and current references.

 

Applications Close: 31st March 2019

 

Assistant Herd Manager

* Mixed Dairy / Sheep Farming Enterprise *

Date Listed: 1/2/19

Position Filled

 

 

Location – Mt. Gambier, South Australia

Large Scale Operation / Diversified Farming / Long Term Opportunity

Start Date – Immediate / Full Time Position

House on Farm / Long Term Opportunity / Work-Life Balance

 

 

THE OPERATION:

 

A unique and excellent farming opportunity has become available for an efficient, enthusiastic and self-motivated Assistant Herd Manager on our client’s family owned and operated mixed Dairy / Sheep farming enterprise ideally located only 10 minutes from the CBD of Mt. Gambier and beautiful coastline in South Australia.

 

This well-established and diversified large scale operation:-

-          milks between 160-170 registered Illawarra Stud Cows, is equipped with a 16 aside swing-over

           herringbone dairy, has a year-round calving pattern - operates a pasture based system with

           supplementary feeding.

-          2,500 Autumn lambing ewes (experience in sheep husbandry would be greatly beneficial, but not

           compulsory)

 

THE POSITION – KEY SPECIFICS

 

The successful applicant must be competent and capable of working independently and will have the responsibility of implementing procedures to ensure quality milk production within a profitable dairy business operation.  Experience with milk harvesting is paramount including herd management. You will ideally have:-

-          excellent knowledge of herd health management skills

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

-          AI Certificate (an advantage)

-          tractor competency and operation

-          Knowledge and skills with irrigation (centre pivots)

-          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 / herd health / heat detection & monitoring

-        Mastitis control / treatments / record keeping

-        Maintaining milk quality and assurance

-        Tractor operation / pasture renovation / irrigation / fencing

-        Stock work / droving / general farm work                                        

 

OUR CLIENT OFFERS:-

 

-        An attractive (above award) salary package – competency based

-        Flexible roster system – 5-6 days per week

-        Start Date – Immediate / Flexible

-        There is a 3 bedroom Mt. Gambier Stone Home available

-        Long term position / potential work for partner (calf rearing)

-        A current driver’s licence is essential.

 

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

Only short listed successful candidates will be contacted.

 

Applications Close: 1st March 2019

 

 

                     

 

 

                 

 

 

               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Dairy Farm Operator / Herd Manager

Opportunity for Advancement **

Date Listed: 31/1/19

 

Location – Stanley, Tasmania

Start Date – Flexible, by Mid July 2019

Long term position offered – opportunity for advancement as business grows

Flexible roster system – work / life balance

 

 

An opportunity has become available for an experienced Senior Dairy Farm Operator / Herd Manager on our client’s large scale dairy enterprise in Tasmania (10 mins Stanley / 20 mins Smithton / 1 hour to Devonport & Ulverstone which offer all leisure, fishing and outdoor activities - all year round).

 

The farm is predominately pasture based and consist of approximately 265 hectares – milking up to 700 cows.  Spring calving pattern.  110 hectares under centre pivots.

 

KEY SPECIFICS - The successful applicant will have:

 

-          Demonstrated experience in a similar position

-          Must have ability and initiative to work independently - without supervision

-          excellent skills and knowledge in milk harvesting / all facets of herd health / animal husbandry

-          self-starter who is highly motivated, competent and efficient

-          competent with operation of tractors and machinery

-          Sound knowledge / skills with all facets of farm maintenance

-          current driver’s licence with reliable transport

-          subject to random drug testing

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

-        daily milk harvesting - independently

-        herd health / mastitis treatments / vaccinations

-        heat detection / assisting with mating programs

-        herd testing / record keeping

-        maintain milk quality and assurance / dairy hygiene

-        assisting with calving down of cows

-        operation of tractor / feeding out to stock

-        fencing / weed control / general farming practices

 

 

OUR CLIENT OFFERS

 

-        Start Date: Flexible, before mid July 2019

-        Flexible Roster system – work / life balance

-        Attractive Remuneration Package on offer (competency based)

-        Accommodation may be available – dependent on employee

-        Work available for partner (milking / calf rearing )

-        Long term position offered – opportunity to step up into senior management role

 

TO APPLY:

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

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.