Dairy Farm Assistant - Kotuku Dairy

West Coast - Greymouth, New Zealand /
Dairy Operations – Dairy /
Permanent - On Farm
We are looking for a positive and reliable Dairy Farm Assistant to join our team on Kotuku Dairy Unit. Located 10 minutes from Lake Brunner and 25 minutes from Greymouth, Kotuku is a 425 effective ha block, milking up to 900 cows through a 60 bail rotary with ACR’s and MilkHub. You need to be a great team player and have good communication skills. Responsibilities will include milking and general stock work.

The role comes with comfortable accommodation along with easy access to a range of outdoor recreational activities. This is a great opportunity to progress your career within a supportive team environment.
 
You will bring:
 
·         A positive attitude and a minimum of 1 year dairy farming experience
·         The ability to work unsupervised in a team environment
·         Effective communication skills
·         First class attitude to Health and Safety and Animal Welfare
·         Pride in your work and surrounding environment
·         Restricted or full NZ driver’s licence
 
We offer an attractive salary with additional benefits and regular time off. This is a great opportunity to progress your career within a supportive team environment.
 
We are committed to providing a safe workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test and undergo a criminal background check. You must have the legal right to work in New Zealand. Apply below, including a brief covering letter and a current CV.
 
For further details about the role, contact Basil Westlake – Farm Manager on 027 562 7198.
 
Applications close 5pm, Monday 19th October 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.