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Dairy Farm Hands

Aurora Dairies Gippsland Region, Gippsland

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

As we move into our calving period, we will be looking for dairy farm hands for multiple farms in regional Victoria. We will prioritize applicants who have experience working or growing up on a dairy farm over those without prior experience.
Please do not call our office to ask about jobs or to discuss your application, we will be in touch with you if we have a suitable vacancy.

- MENTION IN YOUR APPLICATION IF YOU HAVE YOUR OWN CAR (or if you are a couple, a car between you both). The accommodation may be off farm so a car is required for travel to and from work, and also to get off farm on your days off work.
- Shared accommodation is provided at a very discounted price.
- We encourage single backpackers or couples/friends to apply, but it is unlikely that we can hire more than 2 backpackers for a farm at once. If you are in a group of more than 2, please apply separately.
- Please do not apply if you have no valid Visa or require sponsorship.

Up to 50 hours per week work available per worker at minimum award rate (inclusive of casual loading), plus penalty rates.

The roles involve completing various tasks in the following areas:
- Driving and upholding Animal Health and Safe Operating Procedures
- All aspects of milking
- Animal husbandry and calf rearing
- Pasture management
- Machinery operation
- Repairs and maintenance.

The desired skills and experience for this opportunity are:
- Past dairy industry experience is highly desirable but we can train the right person
- Committed to ensuring a safe workplace
- Reliable and punctual
- Good work ethic and positive attitude
- Team player.

To be considered, please submit your updated resume and any relevant Visa information. Please do not apply if you have no valid Visa or if you require sponsorship as your application will not be considered.

Postcode: 3858 (Gippsland Region, Gippsland)

Not a backpacker? That's ok. We accept applications from Australian citizens, permanent residents, international students as well as working holiday visa holders. If you are qualified for this position, please register and apply via the form below.

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Aurora Dairies

Member since: May 2022

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Aurora Dairies was established in February 2019. Aurora has a demonstrated commitment to long-term investment in the Australian Dairy Industry and owns and operates more than 20,000 hectares on 47 pasture based dairy farms across the southwest, northern and Gippsland regions of Victoria, southeast South Australia and northern Tasmania. We have over 40,000 milking cows and 20,000 heifers and provide regional work for backpackers.

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