Farm Assistant – Immediate Start
Mayfield, Canterbury – We are looking for a single, enthusiastic backpacker to fill a farm assistant role on our dairy farm. Some experience would be prefered but not absolutely neccessary if you are willing to learn.You can start asap and will be paid a salary of $45,000 pa (excluding accommodation) and the shared accommodation is charged at $90 per week. The roster 6/3 milking once a day. Around 80-90 hours per fortnight. There is 3 months work available. The farm is situated 10 minutes from Mayfield and 20 minutes from Ashburton. We have 1650 cows on 465 ha with a high tech 80 bail rotary shed. Some of your duties will include – bringing the cows in for milking, helping with milking, cleaning up around the shed, helping move break fences, grubbing thistles and some feeding of calves. Accommodation is shared with other travellers. You will need to be physicaly fit as there will be some lifting involved. Please note that there will be some early morning starts and you must be prepared to get your hands di… – Permanent – Full-timeApply for this job.