Farming Apprenticeship

Job Description

“Over the Fence” is a husband and wife team that employs 3 full time staff on a 900 cow dairy farm in the Culverden area. We have created and maintain a supportive, enjoyable working environment that encourages ongoing industry learning and respects all staff values, preferences and beliefs.

We are looking for a farm assistant to join our forward thinking team. This role is diverse and includes milking duties, feeding out, herd management, and general stock work.

This is an entry level position therefore no previous experience is required. If you have a positive attitude and are interested in a dairy industry apprenticeship, then we want to hear from you!

We offer a competitive hourly rate, along with a company phone, 2-bedroom cottage and other additional benefits. We also provide ongoing training and personal development opportunities. The work is seasonal and hours will vary accordingly from approximately 35 to 50 hours per week.

Our farm is a drug and smoke free environment and we will undertake random drug testing from time to time.

Please email for an application form. Applications must be completed and returned by 5pm 18th March.
The applicant must have no criminal convictions, be a New Zealand Permanent Resident or Citizen and have a NZ drivers licence.

For more info on the Federated Farmer Apprenticeship Dairy visit the website

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Job type:

Full Time