Sheep Milker/Farm Assistant

A great opportunity for a Farm Assistant to join a family-owned sheep farm in the Selwyn area.

As the Farm Assistant, you will be involved in the day-to-day activities including the milking of 600 Sheep, and monitoring the stock. This role will suit a self-reliant and enthusiastic person with livestock experience, who has the ability to show initiative, responsibility and have a positive attitude to work. 

They require an excellent team player with a can-do attitude who really takes pride in everything they do. You need to be safe, responsible, helpful, observant, able to complete tasks to a high standard with attention to detail, a good communicator, productive and able to work in a team or on your own, organized and tidy, fit and healthy, and be willing to learn.


The successful applicant will require the following skills and experience 

  • Milking is an advantage, but full training will be given
  • Have an enthusiastic attitude and motivation to think strategically, while being able to prioritise and problem solve on the job
  • Genuine interest in livestock welfare and practice of low-stress stock handling
  • Able to manage the physical demands of the job
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ideally have a Full Driver License

Apply today so you don't miss out on this great opportunity.

Sheep Milker/Farm Assistant
New Zealand
Selwyn ~ Canterbury
Job Group:
Agriculture & Primary Industry
Job Classification:
Other Agriculture & Primary Industry