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Calf Rearing Full-Time

Full Time

We are seeking a Calf Rearing Specialist for our client’s modern rotary dairy based in Rochester, Victoria.

The dairy is run by a family that has been farming in the Rochester area for 6 generations. They are consistently striving to improve their dairy operation with a focus on people development, animal welfare, quality, and occupational, health & safety.

You are required to work collaboratively with the team to manage all aspects of the calf rearing process to the highest quality and standards.

Tasks include but not limited to:

  • Calf feeding – milk, hay, grain and water
  • Calf shed and equipment maintenance
    e.g. equipment cleaning and pen preparation
  • Animal health – observation of animals, treatments
    and vaccinations as set out by farm protocols
  • Colostrum – harvesting, storing and feeding
  • Adhering to company policies and SOPs

Some machinery operation is required to fulfill these duties and responsibilities.

To meet the requirements of this role, you must have:

  • a passion for animal health and welfare
  • experience working on a dairy farm is desirable
  • good communication, written, and interpersonal skills
  • a current and valid driver licence
  • an exceptional work ethic
  • qualifications in Agriculture advantageous

Benefits

  • Full training will be given to successful applicant
  • $28.50 per hr. Double time on public holidays
  • $15 per fortnight phone allowance
  • Work shirts, work boots and wet weather gear allowance
  • Fulltime benefits
  • Join a collaborative team passionate about growth, innovation + continuous improvement

If you are looking for a great place to work, have the ability to maintain a safe working environment, and take care of your own health as well as the health and safety of other persons who may be affected by your conduct, apply now!