This position would suit someone who has experience working on a commercial farm. On farm training will also be provided.
We are wanting people who are looking for the opportunity to develop a career as a stockperson in the pig industry and looking for a long term position. Applicants must be willing to relocate to the Hurunui.
- Be physically fit and have a full drivers licence
- Have a willingness to learn
- Demonstrate maturity and honesty
- Have empathy for animals and experience with large animals.
- Be reliable
- Be willing to talk proactively about the work they are doing and enjoy helping others to achieve the days tasks
- Demonstrate respect for others in their team and support management
- Be able to demonstrate experience working in a commercial pig operation or other relevant experience.
Daily activities include:
- Feeding stock and maintaining feeding equipment
- Assessing body condition and animal health
- Ensuring the sows and piglets have access to clean water, and dry bedding at all times.
- Driving a variety of farm vehicles including quad bikes, tractors and utility vehicles.
- Carrying out A.I. on a weekly basis
- Medicating and recording information about sick or injured animals.
- Process litters including cross fostering as required to ensure each piglet has adequate milk to grow.
- Recording accurately every day the details of production and location of each sow and piglet on farm.
- Ensuring equipment is well maintained and driven safely
- Following Standard Operating procedures
- Supporting teammates and management to ensure all work is completed before leaving work
- Contributing to a positive work culture
Migrant applicants must have an agricultural qualification and a minimum of 2 year's pig production experience. Applicants must already be eligible to work in New Zealand, no work VISA's can be obtained at this time.
Please apply with a C.V. to email@example.com
Hourly rate is based on experience.
Weekend work is rostered but on average 1 in 3 weekends.
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