Experienced Dairy Farm Hand
Candelo, Bega Valley, NSW
- Expand your career in dairy farming with an industry leader!
- Live in the stunning Bega Valley!
- Highly attractive salary package PLUS accommodation available for the right candidate!
About the Organisation
Parbery Pastoral is a family founded and owned dairy farm, located in Candelo, in the Bega Valley, NSW. With a new, long-term growth contract signed with Bega Cheese, Parbery Pastoral is a rapidly growing farm, with a current herd of around 700 – 800 dairy cattle. Equipped with the latest, cutting-edge technology, including a 60-unit rapid exit dairy, automatic cup removers, and individual feeds, Parbery Pastoral are committed to producing high-quality dairy products, whilst upholding the highest standards of herd care.
About the Opportunity
Parbery Pastoral are seeking a Dairy Farm Hand to join their close-knit team in Candelo, NSW, on a full-time basis.
Reporting to the Farm Manager, you’ll be responsible for assisting with all aspects of farm and herd management, with a particular focus on milking. In addition to this, you will be assisting with the upkeep of the land, machinery and utilities on the farm.
Some of your key responsibilities will include:
- Monitoring herd health and wellbeing, upholding the highest standards of herd care;
- Upholding workplace health and safety procedures in the milking room;
- Operating machinery such as 4WDs, utes, tractors etc;
- Undertaking artificial insemination of livestock and calf rearing;
- Daily Milking duties; and
- Maintaining cleanliness and food safety standards.
Demonstrated and extensive experience in dairy farming, livestock maintenance or feedlot work is integral this role. Qualifications and relevant experience in artificial insemination is a key requirement, with tertiary qualifications in agriculture being held in high regard.
As this role is not a technical one, it is your hard working attitude, professional presentation and ability to work effectively in a team environment that will ensure your success. Above all, you’ll have a strong passion for the dairy industry, with a drive to expand your skills and progress your career within this established company. Parbery Pastoral is looking for applicants who genuinely love animals, as they employ a zero-tolerance approach to animal abuse and will only uphold the highest standards of animal welfare.
Please note: It is a requirement of this role that successful candidates hold a current, manual driver’s licence, and ideally have experience driving 4WDs and/or utes.
About the Benefits
This position is an incredible opportunity to be an important part of a rapidly growing organisation and progress your career in the dairy farming industry! You’ll be offered a highly attractive salary package, negotiable on your skills and experience, alongside benefits that include accommodation options available for the right candidate!
You’ll enjoy the flexibility of working a 10 days on, 4 days off roster, meaning you’ll have plenty of time to explore the gorgeous sights of the Bega Valley and the nearby coast. In addition, Parbery Pastoral encourages career progression and growth, with opportunities including herd management being made available to the right candidate.
This is an incredible opportunity to join an industry leader and advance your career in dairy farming – all whilst living in the stunning Bega Valley! Apply Now!
About Bega Valley
Bega Valley is located on the south-eastern coastline of New South Wales, on the Princess Highway. Also known as the Sapphire Coast, Bega Valley is nestled between the Bega and Brogo Rivers, with the forested Brogo Ranges lay west of the river, and the river flats stretch eastwards to the sea. It's within 20 minutes to 1 and a half hours' drive from the quiet coastal inlets of Bermagui, Tathra, Tuross, and Twofold Bay, and about 2 and a half hours' drive from the nation's capital, and the snowfields of Thredbo and Perisher.
Alongside playing host to some of Australia’s most breathtaking scenery, Bega Valley is a fantastic holiday location, with a wide range of nature reserves, rivers, dams, and parks, all waiting to be discovered. With a strong foundation within the dairy industry, Bega Valley has established itself as not only the perfect location for a sea-change but a leader in the Australian dairy industry.
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