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DAIRY CATTLE FARM OPERATOR - job post

GSES
Strathmerton VIC
$63,000 - $70,000 a year - Permanent, Full-time

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Pay

  • $63,000 - $70,000 a year

Job type

  • Permanent
  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Rotating roster
  • Shift work
  • Public holidays

Location

Strathmerton VIC

Full job description

DAIRY CATTLE FARM OPERATOR

Location: Strathmerton, VIC 3641

Tenure: Full-time, Permanent

Comprehensive salary package from $63,000 - $ 70,000 pa (plus superannuation at 11% OTE)

Required Skills and Experience:

· At least an AQF certificate II or III in Agriculture (or equivalent)

· At least one (1) year of recent and relevant work experience

Position Summary:

On behalf of our client, Global Skilled Employment Services is looking for a skilled and experienced Dairy Cattle Farm Operator who can use their knowledge and skills to perform set procedures such as milking and attending to livestock, haymaking, and fencing, then applies the knowledge and skills to multiple operations involving basic levels of problem solving and decision making and has an appreciation of the overall processes involved in a dairy farm.

This is a full-time position which may involve weekend or public holidays work and some unplanned hours of work where the need arises (paid accordingly).

Duties and responsibilities:

· Operate milking plant and equipment;

  • Identify and report equipment not operating normally;
  • Work co-operatively as part of a team;
  • Read and record instrument information i.e. Milk vat temperatures and cow numbers; and
  • Understands the principles of safe working;
  • Undertake multiple functions, produce a quality outcome e.g. Farm machinery;
  • Maintain machinery, undertake adjustments and size changes;
  • Solve problems and make decisions within given guidelines;
  • Know general scientific terminology and assist with processes such as machine repair, artificial insemination, fertiliser mix design etc.;
  • Operate standard measuring equipment
  • Operate computerised systems using menu options
  • Contribute to the team in a specific role, providing input and assisting other team members; and
  • Work at times without supervision

Qualified applicants may apply online.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $63,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • Rotating roster

Experience:

  • Recent and relevant: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Authorisation:

  • Australia (Preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • Strathmerton, VIC (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Strathmerton, VIC: Relocate before starting work (Required)
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