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    Contract Milker - Whangarei Heads

Reference no: 8HR1457
Posted: 13 Jan 2022
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
Duration: Permanent, Full Time
Start Date: 1 June 2022

Contract Milker required for progressive dairy business……..

  • 580 spring calving jersey cows 
  • 50 ASHB with in-shed meal feeding, ACR’s and Protrack
  • 550ha with a 230ha dairy platform with the balance as dairy replacement and beef unit
  • Beach access on the farm boundary

If your dairy farm interests are piqued by progressive practices, environmental good citizenship and a growth opportunity then read on.

Our client has an extensive farm located on the stunning Whangarei Heads. They are looking for a motivated contract milker who has a passion for all things dairy with a focus on cows and grass. The location of the farm requires skill in pasture management in low rainfall areas and the ability to develop strategies for this would be huge advantage.

You will preferably have had experience in contract milking or be ready to progress. It goes without saying that you’ll be able to demonstrate excellent ‘cows and grass’, competence with people management and your leadership and business management skills will be top notch.

In addition we’re looking for someone whose values align with our client’s, namely:

  • Be the best every day
  • Do what we say we will do
  • Treat the business as our own
  • Be decisive
  • Have courageous conversations
  • Be inquisitive
  • Reward high performance

With a number of automation and labour saving systems in place, this is a rare opportunity to contract milk on a progressive, family owned farm that also offers great lifestyle and recreational activities on your doorstep.

To be considered for this role you will need to have at least five years farming experience and be a New Zealand citizen or resident. To view the farm video click here and click on apply below to submit your application today!