Dairy Farm Assistant - Somervilles Dairy

West Coast - Reefton, New Zealand /
Dairy Operations – Dairy /
Permanent - On Farm
·         Farm Assistant opportunity for an individual with a positive attitude
·         Located close to Reefton
·         Supportive team environment with the chance to grow your skills

Somervilles is looking for a motivated individual with good communication skills to join the team as a Dairy Farm Assistant. The key tasks for the role include: milking, fencing, stock work and general farming duties. The ideal candidate will have an exceptional attitude to health and safety and animal welfare. Dairy farming experience preferred.

Located 15 minutes from Reefton and 45 minutes from Greymouth. This progressive 500 ha property milking approximately 1000 cows through a 60 bale rotary shed with ACR’s, MilkHub and an in-shed feeding system.
 
This position comes with a three-bedroom house along with access to a range of fantastic recreational activities on your doorstep. Good local schooling. Pāmu offers a comprehensive salary package with additional benefits.
 
We provide a safe workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test and a criminal background check. You must have the legal right to work in New Zealand to be considered for this role. Apply below, including a brief covering letter and a current CV.

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Juan Fernandez on 021 533 642.

Applications close Tuesday 22nd September 2020.
Pāmu provides a safe workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test and undergo a criminal background check prior to being appointed.  

To be eligible for this role, you must be available for an in-person interview and have unrestricted legal rights to work in New Zealand.  

Our values are core to who we are at Pāmu and the way that we all work together.  We are Grounded, Genuine, Bold, and Shoulder-to-Shoulder. To read more, click on this link to see them on our website.

Pāmu is recognised within New Zealand and internationally as standing for best practice and sustainability.  We have a strong culture of safety and respect for the land, our people, and the animals under our care.  We’re a State-Owned-Enterprise with a nationwide portfolio of farms that produce milk, beef, lamb, wool, venison, deer velvet, wood and more.  Pāmu strives to be a leader in New Zealand agriculture, carefully creating natural products of high quality.