SITUATIONS VACANT

CFM Dairy Recruitment have the following situations vacant - SHARE FARMERS

 

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.

 

SHARE FARMING OPPORTUNITY

 

  • Located in the beautiful Goulburn Valley Region - Northern Victoria
  • Outstanding opportunity for a professional couple to grow & develop
  • Excellent financial package on offer with brick home located on farm
  • Start Date – January 2022

 

 

The Farm

Situated 15 minutes from Shepparton, 17 minutes from Numurkah.

Both Primary & Secondary buses past the gate to Shepparton. SMOTA (St Mary’s of the Angels – Nathalia) bus within a 5 minute drive.

Just over 2 hours to Melbourne or Mt. Buller snowfields.  Only 45 minutes to the Murray River which offers fishing, boating, camping & all outdoor activities.  So many options for leisure time pursuits available locally from numerous sporting events/activities, fine dining, theatre etc with no time to be bored!

 

The farm is large scale, with some land in use for grain production.

Single operator rotary dairy with full automation & heat detection collars integrated with software. Recent upgrade of software, clusters (lightest ones available at 1.2kg) & pulsators.

Calf facility with 4 De Laval auto feeders, capable of rearing up to 120 calves.

 

About Us

We started from scratch & built a substantial business during a tumultuous era in the industry.

We value working wisely & efficiently so that you get work/life balance.

We expect high standards in animal welfare, personal organisation & hygiene.

We have invested in productive, efficient means of technology & infrastructure to benefit the business, so more can be done with less.

Examples include automation in the dairy, calf facilities & irrigation. A combination of 32kw of solar power systems on both sheds.

Large range of modern, well-maintained machinery & farming implements with very few contractors used.

 

Responsibilities

Fetching of cows for milking & locking cow away after milking.

Milking, cleaning up, shed hygiene & maintenance. Morning wash up to commence by 7am (end of off-peak power). Ensuring that milk remains in premium quality band.

All health treatments, including examination of sore feet & all associated data entry into dairy software.

Pasture rotation & allocation.

Irrigation via an automated system.

All feeding out of milking herd, dry stock & young stock (calves are shifted off-farm after weaning). Any other associated tractor work.

Calving of cows requiring assistance & any post calving treatment.

Calf feeding & rearing.

Involvement in all stock work including drying off, de-horning, freeze branding, drenching, vaccinating & heat detection collars.

Assistance with sowing, hay & silage making.

Moving of baled silage to storage area.

Fencing & infrastructure repairs.

Scraping of yards, feed pads etc & manure spreading.

Liaise with farm owners on weekly & seasonal planning.

All other tasks involved in the running of the farm.

 

Requirements

To be considered for this role, you will have:

High level skill set to manage the day to day operations of a 300 cow entity.

Committed to animal welfare, quality and continuous improvement.

Integral knowledge and passion for the dairy industry and latest technologies.

Looking for a long term role where you can continue to grow and develop on a progressive dairy farm.

 

We are ideally looking for someone with some cows of their own who may be a good match with our operation, however, we are open to discuss all prospective opportunities from genuine and committed candidates. We are also a newly recognised DAMA (designated area migration agreement) zone

 

To Apply

Please email all applications to creamerylane@outlook.com and must include an up to date Resume with references.