On behalf of our client, Caguioa Enterprise Pty Ltd is seeking applicants for an Agricultural Technicians, Dairy Farmers , Senior Dairy Cattle Farm Operator and Dairy Cattle Farm Operator position to join their team located in Regional Victoria.
Positions Available: Dairy Farm Positions
- Dairy Farmers
- Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree or 5 years of relevant experience.
- Agricultural Technicians
- Applicants must have at least a Diploma or 3 years of relevant experience.
- Senior Dairy Farm Operator
- Applicants must have at least a an AQF Certificate III (or equivalent) and
- At least one (2) year of recent and relevant work experience or
- At least five years of recent and relevant work experience
- Dairy Cattle Farm Operator
- Applicants must have at least a an AQF certificate I (or equivalent)
- At least one (1) year of recent and relevant work experience in Australia
All applicants must meet the following criteria
- Patient, Hardworking, Resourceful, Trustworthy, Loyal, Efficient
- Understanding and passion for the Dairy industry
- Previous experience in a similar role.
- Constant monitoring of the Dairy Farm.
- Sound knowledge in Farming Techniques and Management.
- Demonstrate a broad and coherent body of knowledge of milk source and composition
- In-depth understanding of the safety and quality factors that determine the acceptability of dairy products by consumers.
- To be able to work and communicate effectively as part of a team.
Duties for Dairy Farmer:
- Supervision of Animal Husbandry and Feed Management.
- Managing all dairy cattle, heifers, dry cows, and calves
- Managing plant equipment and infrastructure maintenance
- Achieving agreed budgeted and physical performance targets
- Managing milk harvesting, milk quality and staff rosters
- Ensuring compliance with workplace and OH&S Legislation
- Adhering of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
Duties for Agricultural Technician:
- Manage the feeding program for springing cows.
- Inspecting and monitoring growth rates against targets.
- Nutrient Management Planning
- Arranging supply of vaccines, mineral supplements and another appropriate animal husbandry.
- Organise mating program for rising 2-year-olds
- Record all treatments to meet quality assurance requirements and farm policy.
- Select cows for Artificial Insemination, assist with semen selection. Mark inseminated cows and keep insemination records.
- Apply heat detection aids, identify, record, mark and draft cows on heat, segregate and prepare for insemination.
Duties for Senior Dairy Cattle Farm Operators:
- Plan all aspects of milk production processes including management and coordination of milking shed routines;
- Coordinate and implement reproductive programs, including artificial insemination and herd fertility management, detection of estrous and pregnancy;
- Assist in controlled breeding experiments to develop improved livestock strains;
- Implement calving procedures, including the ability to physically conduct unsupervised internal assessments to minimise the incidence of still births or injuries to cow or calf;
- Plan and manage pastures and crops for livestock production and develop livestock feeding plans.
- Analyse produce to set and maintain standards of quality;
- Supervise animal health programs, handle sick or injured animals and maintain an optimal environment for the wellbeing of livestock consistent with the Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines – Cattle.
Duties for Dairy Cattle Farm Operators:
- Read and record instrument information i.e. Milk vat temperatures and cow numbers
- Undertake multiple functions, produce a quality outcome e.g. Farm machinery
- Operate milking plant and equipment.
- Operate standard measuring equipment
- Know general scientific terminology and assist with processes such as machine repair, artificial insemination, fertiliser mix design etc.
- Operate computerized system using menu options.
A remuneration package is between $63,000 to $90,000plus Superannuation will be negotiated depending on skills and experience.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
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