Poultry Broiler and Dry stock manager

Job Description

The Poultry operation consisting of 4 x 20,000 bird sheds and is part of a 150 acre dairy farm run off to support our other dairy farms.
Experience with growing broiler chickens and Dairy farming is preferred
On the job training will be given in all areas with encouragement to undertake courses to enhance job satisfaction.

The role includes:
Stock rotation, feed out where necessary
Organise and record a vaccination and drenching program
Organise and record mating of Heiffers with Bull
Organise hay and silage making

Working with contractors
• Alarm monitoring
• Animal husbandry to meet quality assurance targets
• Farm Maintenance and repairs to equipment, sheds and grounds
• Cleaning & Setting up sheds
• Following all industry standards and company policies & procedures
To be successful in this role, you will:

• Have an affinity for animals and their care
• Have computer, verbal communication skills, literacy & numeracy skills
• Have mechanical aptitude & troubleshooting abilities
• Be enthusiastic and self-motivated with a strong work ethic
• Show a willingness to learn new skills and a responsible attitude
• Be able to follow instructions within set timeframes, as part of a team
• Be trustworthy and reliable when working alone
• Enjoy attention to detail and be proud of a job well done
• Have a good level of health, fitness, strength and stamina
• Available for weekend work
• A current driver's license and/or reliable transport
• Some early morning starts during the week

You will be required to comply with biosecurity regulations which includes not having any birds, pigs or chickens at your place of residence.
The position comes with a three-bedroom farm house located on the farm
If you are interested in this position and fit the above criteria click the 'apply now' button now.
Applications close on 4/3/19.

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

Job type:

Full Time