Dairy Farm Assistant – Kotuku Dairy

West Coast - Greymouth
Dairy Operations – Kotuku Dairy Unit /
Permanent - On Farm /
On-site
·         3-bedroom house
·         Located in the Lake Brunner area of the West Coast
·         Competitive salary, health and life insurance
 
471ha effective farm, peak milking 930 cows through a rotary shed

The Opportunity
Join our close-knit team on Kotuku Dairy on the West Coast and develop your technical skills on the farm.
 
On a daily basis, you’ll follow a farm schedule to get the cows in and milk, you’ll get out and do general farm duties like fencing, spraying weeds, etc. 
 
Ideally you’ll be able to ride a two-wheeler to but we’re happy to help you with training to get you feeling confident if you don’t know how to ride one.
 
There are four team members on the farm (including the manager).  The team has a good atmosphere, enjoys a good laugh, and knows when to get out and get the work done. 
 
We also have a robust health and safety regime at Pāmu, and have well maintained, up to date farm equipment.
 
The Farm
Kotuku Dairy Unit is located in the Greymouth / Lake Brunner area of the West Coast.  We peak milk 930 cows in a 60 bail rotary cow shed with ACRs.  The farm is a humped and hollowed terrain of 500 ha with 471 ha effective.
 
About You
As a team player who brings a positive attitude to our highly motivated team - you will have: 
·         Farm experience preferred but willingness to learn will be essential
·         Excellent work ethic and positive outlook
·         Ability to ride a two-wheel motorcycle and drive a side by side (training can be provided)
·         First class attitude to Health and Safety and Animal Welfare
·         Restricted or full driver’s licence
 
Benefits
Kotuku runs a 6/2 roster till Christmas and 6/3 for the rest of the year.  You’ll be able to schedule time with family, friends, sporting interests, clubs – whatever suits you and your lifestyle.  This role comes with a 3-bedroom house with a garage and a double bay shed.  The lifestyle on the West Coast offers tremendous outdoor activity opportunities and a close-knit community feel.
 
Additionally, Pāmu offers a competitive salary plus benefits such as medical and life insurance.
Apply Now
Applications close on Sunday 02 June 2024.
We’ll be contacting applicants throughout the advertising period so don’t wait to put your application through.
 
For more information about this role contact Kim Hooper, on 027 323 8047