Dairy Farm Position
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- Job Listing Date
- 28 Nov 2019
- Hervey Bay & Fraser Coast
- $55,000 - $64,999 plus super
- Work Type
- Full Time
- Farming, Animals & Conservation, Farm Labour
About the business
The Dairy has been in our family milking 70 cows in 1946 and has grown to milking 330 head of Brown Swiss cows.This is a 3rd generation progressive farm. The farm is 420acres with some adjoining heifer blocks plus centre pivot and Travelling irrigators. We are a predominantly a pasture and grain dairy farm with very minimal silage feeding. This farm consists of 550hd of cattle in ranging ages.
We also own and operate a second dairy 10klm away where we milk 220hd plus dry cows and young stock.
About the role
The suitable person must be positive and efficient with a can do attitude to join our team. The position involves Milking 330 Brown Swiss cows twice a day, Moving of Traveling Irrigators, Organising feed for replacement Heifers, Monitoring of Animal Health and vaccinations, General maintenance of Machinery and day to day farming issues.
Benefits and perks
The dairy is situated 45 minutes from Noosa,1 hour from the Sunshine Coast and 35 minutes to the major town of Gympie, The farm is only 10 minutes to great fishing and Skiing at Borumba Dam. Imbil has grocery store, post office, hardware, hotel, Butcher, takeaway and bakery. Imbil also has Day care and a school that is from Prep - Year 10 with a school bus available at the front gate. The position is a 10 day on 4 day off roster with 4 weeks annual leave and is a long term position. On farm neat single accommodation available
Skills and experience
- 6 Months Minimum experience in the dairy industry.
- Demonstrate milking and mastitis control and high animal welfare standards.
- Demonstrate knowledge of feeding and paddock management.
- Must be punctual and able to work unsupervised, safely and efficiently.
- Must be a team player, positive attitude and a willingness to progress the business forward.
- Must be able to obtain a blue card if required.
- Must have a unrestricted, open, manual car licence with truck licence an advantage.
- Artifical insemination certificate an advantage..
- We are happy to train the right person with other aspects of the position as long as you have a minimum 6 months dairy experience.
- This role is not suitable to extend visas
- For more information please feel free to call 0754886148