Reaching Jobseekers

Ready to start advertising for new workers? Use the following resources to create effective ways of promoting dairy farming job vacancies. Our Workforce Attraction Leads can also provide support and resources.

Dairy Farm Jobs Board

List job vacancies for free on our Dairy Farm Jobs Board at and reach jobseekers exploring dairy farming jobs from our national marketing campaign. Submit an online form with job vacancy details including any links to online advertisements.

Connecting with jobseeker networks

Jobseekers use different places and networks to search for work. To increase the chances of finding the right people, we recommend also advertising dairy farming jobs here (some will charge fees):

  • Online and social media: Gumtree and local Facebook pages and groups, such as Gippy Relief Milkers, South West Relief Milkers, Dairy Classifieds, Jobs and Info Australia (note that jobseekers may find it difficult to access and find any member-only pages and groups).

  • Noticeboards at local shops, agricultural suppliers and sporting clubs.

  • Classifieds in the local newspaper.

  • Classifieds in dairy industry magazines and newspapers.Job sites such as SEEK, CareerJet, Indeed, Career One, Workforce Australia.

  • There is also the option of using recruitment companies specialising in recruiting agricultural workers who will generally charge professional fees, such as or

Creating powerful job advertisements

To attract the right people and to create stand-out advertisements, it is important to highlight the benefits of dairy farming jobs to potential workers. We recommend specifying if accommodation and a vehicle will or will not be included as this is a common enquiry from jobseekers.

Dairy Australia research shows that jobseekers are attracted to dairy farming jobs that offer the following benefits:

  • Working outdoors and with animals.

  • Learning new tasks and skills.

  • Working flexible hours.

  • Having a role with purpose, variety and security.

  • Being part of a local community.

Create a statement highlighting the benefits of job vacancies and keep it short as we know jobseekers only spend around 14 seconds looking at each job advertisement! Here are some examples:

  • A fantastic opportunity to work with animals in an outdoor environment with purpose-built facilities and modern equipment. Come join the team!

  • Do you enjoy working in the outdoors?  Dairy Farm job in a great area with great pay, a supportive team and flexibility for work-life balance.

  • Great work-life balance for singles, couples or families. Great location close to towns, schools and medical centres. Perfect for a long-term career.

  • Want a meaningful job while learning new skills? Opportunity to join a thriving dairy business as a farmhand.

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