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Farm Assistant

Kirbin Farming Ltd Ashburton, Christchurch

Job Description

Due to a long term worker heading home for a year we are looking for someone to join our team for 6 - 12 months.

Brackleigh Farm is located no more than ten minutes North East of Ashburton & an hour fifteen to Christchurch city. You will be working within a team of 5 passionate individuals including the Contract Milker. We will be milking 1200 kiwi cross cows through a fully automated 70 bale Read Rotary shed. The milking platform is fully irrigated via pivots, fixed grid sprinklers, rotor rainers & minimal k- line.

Some key attributes that we are looking for are.
- A sense of humour.
- The ability to work well within a team and or individually
- A willingness to ask questions and complete your jobs to a high standard,
- Honest & Reliable.
- Relevant work visa.
-Current FULL drivers license & be able to pass a drug test.
- Must like cows & enjoy working outside no matter the weather.
- Must be currently in New Zealand or have the intentions of travelling to New Zealand by Mid June/Start of July.

What we can offer you
- A great team environment with a keen, happy crew.
- Shared accommodation in a warm furnished farm cottage.
- On and off farm training.
- Competitive hourly rate with a minimum of 80 hours a fortnight.
- 6/2 roster over calving
- 7/2 7/2 7/3 for the rest of the season

Please note this is a farm assistants position and the position starts mid june.

Please send your CV & cover letter with at least two references to Kirstie Hornblow [email address removed]

  This job vacancy was been posted over 40 days ago, but is still active and currently accepting new applications.

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Kirbin Farming Ltd

Member since: March 2020

Description:
We are Contract Milking 1100 cows 10 minutes north of Ashburton. We milk through a 70 bale Rotary and employ a team of four staff plus ourselves.
We pride ourselves on our people, our cows and systems & procedures.

Industry:
Farming, Animals & Conservation