Company GAVINS Limited
Location Hamilton, Waikato
Listed Tue 20 Feb, 11:53 am
Type Full time, Permanent
GAVINS Ltd is an agricultural company running a large dairy goat operation based at Gordonton near Hamilton. We are seeking someone to join our farm staff.

We are seeking a person to join our current goat farm team. We require someone who:
  • is willing to learn and follow procedures required for farming a large dairy goat herd,
  • preferably has a background in farming and raising large numbers of animals,
  • is a NZ resident
  • who enjoys a strong team environment and
  • has a positive can-do attitude.

Your role will include:
  • Regular milk harvesting from the goat herd
  • Animal husbandry practices ensuring the goats are kept in excellent health
  • General maintenance of the facilities and site
  • Plus other duties which may include feeding out, kidding etc

You would need to be someone who communicates well with our current goat farm team, have a good work ethic, be flexible to work hours dictated by animal demands and milking / feeding rosters and be able to carry out general farm maintenance / tasks as required to a high standard.

Note - this is a 'drive-In' role.

We offer a progressive work environment with modern state of the art equipment and remuneration based on experience.

In applying for this job you are giving GAVINS permission to undertake reference checks of previous employment / supplied referees. GAVINS also undertake pre-employment drug testing.

To apply, email your CV and cover letter to:

Applications close: Tuesday 6th March 2018

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.