Dairy Farm Assistant – Bassets Dairy

West Coast - Westport, New Zealand /
Dairy Operations – Dairy /
Permanent - On Farm
Bassets Dairy Unit is looking for a new Dairy Assistant to join their team.

Located 10 minutes south of Westport, Bassets is a High Performing Farm, Most recently announced as Pāmu’s Top Dairy Farm for the 19/20 Season.

We milk 1080 Kiwi Cross Cows using a 60 bail rotary with ACRs and Milk Hub. Bassets is approximately 460 ha eff and 120 ha bush with rolling terrain and sandy soils. Recreational activities abound, both inside and outside the farm boundary.

To be successful in this role, you need to have a strong willingness to learn and offer an enthusiastic approach to all areas of work.

What we are looking for:
A positive attitude
Effective communication skills and a good sense of humour
1 years dairy farming experience
A willingness to learn and the ability to work unsupervised in a team environment
First class attitude to Health and Safety and Animal Welfare
Current NZ driver’s license

The role comes with a 3-bedroom house, the school bus route is at the end of the driveway and the location allows easy access to a wide range of recreational activities.

Come and join a supportive team environment with plenty of development opportunity.

For more details about this opportunity, please contact Rachael Lind – Farm Manager on 027 212 2083.

Applications should include a brief covering letter and a current CV.

Applications close Sunday 22nd November 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.

Due to border restrictions, we are only able to consider candidates currently residing in New Zealand with full work eligibility, or NZ citizens/residents returning home in early 2021.