Dairy Farm Assistant Totara Dairy Unit

West Coast - Cape Foulwind, New Zealand /
Dairy Operations – Dairy /
Permanent - On Farm
Totara Dairy Unit now have an opening for a motivated Farm Assistant to join the team!

Totara is a high performing 480 ha property located 15 km from Westport and is a high performing 480 ha property, milking 1050 cows through a modern 60 bail rotary with ACR’s and MilkHub. The successful candidate will perform day-to-day duties including milking, fencing and general stock work.

The role comes with a comfortable 3 bedroom home. It is within close proximity to local primary schools and has easy access to a range of outdoor activities including hunting and fishing. School bus stops at the end of the driveway.

You will bring:
A Positive attitude and a minimum of 1 year experience in dairy farming
The ability to work unsupervised in a team environment
First class attitude to Health and Safety and Animal Welfare
Effective communication skills
Some computer skills and a willingness to learn
Restricted or full NZ driver’s license

We offer an attractive salary with additional benefits, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals.

For more details about this opportunity, please contact Kahu Parata on 027 491 3138.

Apply now including a brief covering letter and a current CV.

Applications close 5pm, Monday March 1st 2021. 
Pāmu is the brand name for Landcorp Farming of NZ, and successful applicants will be employed by Landcorp Farming of NZ.

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. If you are a NZ citizen or resident returning home, please be sure to include an explanatory note with your travel plans & timelines for being back in the country.