Goat Farm Staff

Job Description

GAVINS Ltd is an agricultural company running a large dairy goat operation based at Gordonton near Hamilton. Our company supplies the NZ Dairy Goat Cooperative who have a strong focus on producing a high quality dairy product for its export markets. GAVINS are seeking farm staff to join its team.

We require someone who:
*is willing to learn and follow procedures required for farming a large dairy goat herd,
*preferably has a background in farming and raising large numbers of animals,
*is a NZ resident or currently holds a valid NZ work visa
*who enjoys a strong team environment and
*has a positive can-do attitude.

Your role will include:
*Regular milk harvesting from the goat herd
*Animal husbandry practices ensuring the goats are kept in excellent health
*General maintenance of the facilities and site
*Plus other duties as required which may include feeding out, kidding etc

You would need to be someone who communicates well with our current goat farm team, have a good work ethic, be flexible to work hours dictated by animal demands and milking / feeding rosters and be able to carry out general farm maintenance / tasks as required to a high standard.

Note - this is a 'drive-In' role.

We offer a progressive work environment with modern state of the art equipment and remuneration based on experience.

In applying for this job you are giving GAVINS permission to undertake reference checks of previous employment / supplied referees. This role will be offered subject to a drugs test as per our company policy. Applicants must already be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Job type:

Full Time

Location:

Hamilton

Listed:

19-02-2019

Closes:

22-03-2019

Reference:

80570