Job Position: Dairy Jobs Near me in Australia
Location: Dubbo Area NSW 2830 Australia
Employment type: Full Time
Salary: Starting from $100k per Year
Dairy Jobs Near me in Australia Description:
The Dairy Farmer role is a full-time position that will involve all day to day work and management of the operation. The passion of the applicant will dictate where the majority of the work will lie. The business has grown during the past couple of years and the need for a responsible and passionate dairy farmer is now necessary. The applicant would always be working with or under the supervision of a family member and joining a staff of 8 others.
The Dairy Farmer’s role includes all aspects of milk production including management and coordination of the milking shed routine, implementing and monitoring of quality assurance procedures ensuring compliance through current and relevant documentation.
The Dairy Farmer’s responsibilities will include supervising the animal health programs and ensuring optimal environments as outlined in the Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines – Cattle.
As a Dairy Farmer, you will be expected to implement calving procedures including the ability to physically conduct unsupervised internal assessments to minimize harm to the unborn calf and mother.
The position will be responsible for developing livestock feeding plans including managing pastures and crops and identifying and reporting equipment not operating normally and the maintenance of plant and machinery.
Benefits and perks:
Rotating roster – 5 on 2 off. 4 weeks holidays and 3 day weekends every 4-5 weeks.
Opportunity to attend industry training and development workshops.
Skills and experience:
Ability to manage milking systems, animal herd health, and reproductive systems including heat detection and AI (certificate desirable). Operate and maintain all farm machinery including 2 wheel motorbike & trailing feed mixer.
Experience in planning and managing pastures and crops for livestock grazing herds and feeding their daily requirements. Ability to condition score and assessment as part of diet formulas.
Animal Health responsibilities include supervising animal health programs; maintaining of optimal environment underscored by the Australian Animal Standards and Guidelines – Cattle.
Examples of duties include calving cows, tubing colostrum to calves, identifying and treating mastitis, and sore eyes, and the general well-being of the herds.
Machinery operation including 2-wheel motorbikes according to manufacturer’s instructions and on-farm practices including identifying and reporting equipment/farm infrastructure needs for servicing and general maintenance.
Experience with using computers and phone herd management programs Herd Metrix and Field Net apps to support your role is essential.
For this full time position, we expect the applicant would have 3 – 5+ years of recent working experience. Formal qualifications are preferred. Have good English including speaking, and reading.
Mathematical abilities along with an amiable personality with the ability to work as part of a team as well as lead the team when necessary.
The salary range of $80,000 is commiserated to experience.
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