Beef Finishing Specialist - Puketōtara Farm

Northland - Kerikeri
Livestock Operations – Puketōtara Farm /
Permanent - On Farm /
On-site
·         Grow and develop your farming career with Pāmu
·         Based 15 minutes outside of Kerikeri, Northland
·         Accommodation, health insurance and additional benefits included
 
A great opportunity to strengthen your animal management skills and learn more about running your own block.
 
The Opportunity
You will monitor live weight production and proactively manage pastures and farm maintenance and also help organise internal and external stock movements.  You will learn how to manage your own block and learn or develop your pasture and animal management skills.
 
This role also gives you the opportunity to get comfortable with Pāmu systems and processes, as you will learn and run your own Farmax file and record data into FarmIQ.
 
The Farm
Puketōtara Farm is operating an intensive store/finishing system, farming Friesian cross bulls across 950 effective hectares.  Puketōtara Farm is located 15 minutes from Kerikeri.
 
About You
We are looking for a candidate who has got a passion for farming, a high work ethic, and health and safety and animal management skills that are second to none.
 
You will also have:
·         A couple of good dogs.
·         An interest in technical and intensive farming practices with a focus on high production.
·         Proven pasture and animal husbandry skills.
·         Enthusiasm and a positive attitude.
·         Strong planning and time management skills.
·         Restricted or full driver’s licence.
 
Due to our reporting requirements, you must be tech friendly to be happy in this role.  If you are tech friendly, we will upskill you on the systems.
 
Benefits
The role comes with a 3-bedroom house on-farm, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals.
Apply Now
Applications close on Sunday 7 April 2024.
We will be contacting candidates throughout the advertising period, so apply now!
 
For an informal chat about the role, please contact Puketōtara Farm Manager Ian Shaw on 021 188 9984.

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. We are unable to accept applicants on temporary work visas for permanent opportunities.

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.  

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. To see what it's like to work in our Dairy team, click on this link to see A Day In The Life of a Dairy Assistant at Pāmu, or to learn about what our Livestock team is all about, click on this link to see A Day In The Life of a Shepherd at Pāmu.

Pāmu is the brand name for Landcorp Farming Limited, and successful applicants will be employed by Landcorp Farming Limited.