Assistant Herd Manager
Ashburton, Canterbury – Wakanui, Canterbury – Job Description Are you a motivated go-getter? Do you have initiative? Do you have the drive to excel and are you prepared to learn? We have an unique opportunity for the right person. The role purpose is to assist with all farm duties (including but not exclusive to): milking, animal health, shed hygiene, stock movement, feed preparation, effluent removal, pasture care, repairs and maintenance to plant and farm, calving and calf rearing (when in season), assistance with vet visits/nutritionist visits and other task reasonably requested. Honesty, reliability and punctuality are essential; a positive outlook and ability to work well individually and as a team member; a good level of English, both written and spoken; a desire to constantly improve performance; ability and interest to learn new skills; maturity when working with others and initiative in new situations. Must be able to fulfill dairy hours, which involve long days (often around 12 hours). Ability to work over weekends i… – Permanent – Full-timeApply for this job.