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Dairy Farm Hand

SC & LA Finger Yannathan, Victoria

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

Work outdoors with animals and enjoy this lovely spring weather! Join the team on our family-run Dairy Farm in Yannathan[phone number removed]hours southeast of Melbourne). Suitable for Working Holiday Visa, Covid Visa, Gap Year or even while remote studying school or university.

We have two positions available (guaranteed minimum of 38 hrs/week with award conditions), for a minimum of 3 months with ongoing work available. Duties include milking cows, feeding calves and general farm work.

Dairy experience is not required. If you are fit and healthy, enjoy learning new skills, and bring a positive, friendly attitude, we will teach you what you need to know to be successful in the job. You will need to be able to work independently, as well as in a team. We use low-stress stock handling so that the cows are happy on our farm, and have a great track record of travellers staying on, or returning for a second time to work with us.

Shared accommodation is available in a 3BR furnished house at $130 per person/week including electricity and broadband internet.

Non-smokers only and drivers licence required. Your own vehicle is recommended but not essential, and a minimum height of 160cm is needed to work safely in our dairy.

Please apply by sending a message telling us a bit about yourself, your skills and why you are interested in the job. Please include a contact phone number and your current location.

Postcode: 3981 (Yannathan, Victoria)

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SC & LA Finger

Member since: January 2021

Description:
Our family-run dairy farm is in Gippsland only 1.25 hours to Melbourne, but peaceful, quiet and green. We use low-stress stock handling on our farm so that the cows and people are happy. We will train you in all aspects of dairy farming as you develop new skills, this is a great opportunity to learn not just about farming but also about yourself and what you are capable of in a supportive environment. We are able to guarantee full time hours every week of the year.

Industry:
Farming, Animals & Conservation