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Dairy Farmhand – Middle Tarwin

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Dairy Farm Hand / Milking Position – Must currently be in Australia to apply

We are looking for 1-2 capable staff members for the day to day running of our 500 cow dairy farm in Middle Tarwin. We provide excellent facilities and equipment with a 50 unit rotary with auto ID, auto feed system, auto cup removers, auto teat spray and auto draft.

We currently calve once per year over a 10 week period starting in June, we use sexed semen and then finish with Angus Bulls. We rear most of the calves and grow out the beef calves on adjoining land.

We have over 1000mm annual rainfall so we have a predominantly pasture based system maximising home grown feed. Feeding out using silage wagon and some round bale hay and silage.

About the role: You will be working in a young enthusiastic team taking direction from the manager and assistant manager. Duties will include using quad bike or UTV to collect cows from paddock, milking, mastitis detection, cleaning, calf rearing, tractor driving, fencing, weed control and general farm duties. 38 – 50 hours per week depending on work load, if the applicants are a couple there may be 1 full time position and 1 casual position to assist with workload during calving and when other staff take annual leave.

Accommodation: A room in a 3 bedroom share house is available for rent. If the applicants are a couple or family the house may be available as a private rental by negotiation.

About the applicant: We are searching for an enthusiastic person who has a good work ethic, attention to detail and a passion for farming. Experience in farming or agriculture is preferred however training will be provided. This is a long term, permanent position and Visa Sponsorship will be offered for overseas applicants.

About the area: Middle Tarwin is a fantastic coastal location with close proximity to many coastal attractions such as Inverloch, Venus Bay, Waratah Bay, Sandy Point, Wilsons Promontory, etc. It is 2 hours SE of Melbourne.

Applications close 31st of March 2024 with position commencing in May or earlier by negotiation.

WHV considered however this is a long term permanent position therefore those wishing to stay in Australia and seeking visa sponsorship will be considered.

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