CFM Dairy Recruitment have the following situations vacant - SENIOR DAIRY FARM HAND / OPERATORS


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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 Farm Operator


Date Listed: 1.5.22


  • Location – Scenic Rim Region - Southeast Queensland
  • Permanent – Full Time
  • Immediate Start



The Position


An excellent opportunity has become available for an efficient, enthusiastic and self-motivated Senior Dairy Operator on our client’s 260-280 cow dairy farm situated near Kents Lagoon in the scenic Rim Region of Southeast Queensland.


This farm site consists of some 200 acres with 160 acres of irrigation (majority under Pivot 150 acres).  Dairy is a 15 swing over herringbone with cup removers.  This site has a year-round calving pattern, and the goal is to operate under a grass and grain system.


The successful applicant will be experienced with all facets of farming practices and will also work in conjunction with the owners and co-ordinate the team at this farm site.  You will be pro-active and have the desire and ability to deal with challenges when they arise. 


Requirements - Ideally the applicant will have

  • Previous dairy experience
  • A results driven person who is passionate about dairying
  • Excellent knowledge of herd health management skills
  • High standards of work & animal welfare ethics with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve as well as work with other staff and provide training when required
  • Tractor & machinery competency
  • Experience in pasture management / irrigation
  • Systemise farm operating procedures

Key responsibilities include:

  • Milk harvesting
  • Mastitis control / treatments / record keeping
  • Maintaining milk quality and assurance
  • Herd health / reproduction monitoring and management
  • Pasture rotation / irrigation
  • Plant equipment and infrastructure maintenance
  • Tractor operation and maintenance


Our client offers

  • A salary package will be negotiated based on experience
  • Accommodation for the right applicant
  • Immediate start available
  • Work for partner, if required in the dairy and adhoc on the farm

To Apply


Please email a cover letter and Resume with current references to Fiona at or call for a confidential discussion on 0428 480 087.


Please note only short listed and suitably qualified applicants will be contacted – thank you.


Position is for permanent Australian residents or individuals with eligible Working Rights.  There is no sponsorship available.