Farm Hand

Forester Lodge is a recently converted dairy farm situated 13km east of Bridport in north East Tasmania. This idyllic location offers great work life balance close to beaches, golf courses, and less than an hours drive from Derby, you will have plenty of ways to spend your spare time. 

At Forester Lodge we milk 900-950 cows calving in July/August. There are a number of center pivot irrigators operating on the farm and the dairy is a modern 60 bale rotary. We aim to operate at the highest standards in every aspect of the business, and enjoy adopting new and innovative ways of doing things.

We are looking for someone who is mechanically minded and enjoys working as part of a team. You will ideally posses the following skills:

Required:

  • Minimum two years experience in operating a tractor
  • Demonstrated experience in cattle handling
  • An awareness of dairy farming

Desirable, but not essential:

  • Experience in operating and maintaining center pivot irrigators
  • Ability to maintain machinery
  • Ability or willingness to milk cows as some milking shifts will be required.

The pay will depend on the candidate and their level of experience, ideally full time, but casual or part-time options will be considered for the right person.

07/09/2020 $0 Launceston & North East 1 Farming, Animals & Conservation
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