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Dairy Farm Hand Positions Available

RW Dairy Farming Smithton, Tasmania

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Job Description

Farm hand Positions available, North-West Tasmania
We are a young dairy farming couple who have established ourselves and our dairy careers in beautiful Tasmania, Australia. Rory is originally from the UK and came to Tasmania seeking new opportunities in dairy farming. Two years ago, we were joined by another passionate UK dairy farmer, Chris, who will be operating as a manager on our second farm.
We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to join our team for the 2024/25 season to help run the two farms. The positions start from August with calving starting from mid-august. We require individuals with skills in
Animal husbandry
Ability to work in a team.
Good work ethic, attention to detail.
Good time management
Driver’s license

Farm 1
500 spring calving dairy unit, 5 mins from Smithton Tasmania
Halter technology, virtual fencing, heat detection automatic pasture measurements
180 milking platform with 150-hectare support block
50% irrigated with pivots, Kline and soft hose
30 aside swing over herringbone
Good laneways and infrastructure
Farm 2
600 spring calving dairy unit, 30 mins from Smithton Tasmania
170-hectare milking platform
40 aside swing over dairy with ACRs.
70% irrigated with center pivot and Kline.
Good laneways and infrastructure
The roles will involve being a part of the milking roster, feeding calves, managing pasture, setting up fences, feeding out silage, stock work. They will report back to Rory Wellwood/Chris Hill.
We will offer a competitive salary based on experience. We will provide a furnished farm house and a vehicle for your own transport. A flexible roster, with every other weekend off, allowing exploring and enjoying this beautiful state. The position will provide ongoing training and ability to attend local dairy events.
This is a fantastic opportunity to experience large scale dairying in Australia in a supportive and fun team. Tasmania is a treasure trove magnificent wilderness, world heritage listed national parks and water activities. All are easily accessible and well worth exploring. Melbourne and Sydney are only a short flight away for a weekend away. We are situated close to beautiful beaches and the town of Smithton which has all the amenities.

Postcode: 7330 (Smithton, Tasmania)

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