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Dairy Farm Manager/Contract Milker

  • Muriwai Downs Farm

The stunning landscape of Muriwai Downs Farm is situated just 40km northwest of Auckland Central and within close proximity of Auckland’s West Coast. Operating as a 500ha mixed enterprise property; the new owners have a comprehensive vision to further develop the land and resource.

Our client is seeking a Dairy Farm Manager or Contract Milker to manage the dairy operation. The dairy platform is 68ha, winter milking 145 Friesian Cross cows through a 12 ASHB shed, there is also a covered feed pad. The wider sheep & beef farming operation is utilised for grazing and growing out young stock. This role provides plenty of opportunity for the appointee to showcase their skills and improve the physical farm performance and aesthetics of the property.

This position will suit a self-starter who enjoys being hands-on and who can do the basics well including animal health and pasture management. Strong communication and organisation skills and an excellent work ethic are desirable attributes of the appointee.

Alternative accommodation will be provided until renovations on the large four bedroom home offered with this role are completed in August. Muriwai Downs Farm is surrounded by plenty of outdoor attractions to enjoy including Muriwai beach, regional park, golf and surf club.

 


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6 Mar 2020

Sector:
Private
Work Type:
Permanent
Region:
Auckland
City:
Company:
Muriwai Downs Farm
Reference:
7030
Classifications
  • Dairy >> Contract Manager
  • Dairy >> Farm Manager
  • Dairy >> Assistant Manager
  • Dairy >> 2IC